North Branch Framework Plan and Design Guidelines

Chicago River Industrial Area

Editorial: Save Space for Parks in Chicago's Next Big Mega-Development

The 760-acre North Branch Industrial Corridor could be a game changer for the North Side, but the Chicago Tribune wants to make sure that quality of life is considered along visions of economic development.

September 18, 2018 - The Chicago Tribune

Riverfront Open Space

Mayor Emanuel Wants to Open More of the Chicago River to the Public

Plans to double the length of publicly accessible riverfront will be included in Mayor Rahm Emanuel's State of the City address tonight.

April 16, 2018 - Chicago Sun Times

Chicago River Industrial Area

Developers Ready for New Opportunities Along the Chicago River

Chicago's North Branch Framework Plan and Design Guidelines, approved in May, is already having the expected effect: big, flashy developments in the pipeline.

June 23, 2017 - Chicago Tribune

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