The Trust for Public Land is pleased to announce Trail Mix, a free monthly series of family events and conversations about The 606. Sponsored by Exelon, the lively all-ages series kicks off May 13th and celebrates Chicago’s next great park and trail system.

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      October 23, 2014 – Construction Update

      Happening now: Concrete path installation is ongoing on the Bloomingdale Trail. To be sure the concrete being used works as it’s designed, crews will cut precisely placed expansion and control joints along the length of the trail. This work has to be timed to allow the right amount of curing, which varies with the temperature. As a result, some of the cutting will unavoidably take place overnight during the next few weeks. However, this work moves quickly, and should be limited to one night (rarely, two) at any location. Crews will be moving to Humboldt Blvd and work west to…

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      The Trust for Public Land Adding Sixth Neighborhood Park to The 606

      View/download the release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 23, 2014 THE TRUST FOR PUBLIC LAND ADDING SIXTH NEIGHBORHOOD PARK TO THE 606 New Four-Acre Access Park Planned for Bloomingdale Trail’s West End The Trust for Public Land has announced the final land acquisition for The 606 park and trail system on Chicago’s northwest side, adding a new access park adjacent to the western trailhead. The non-profit, which serves as project manager on behalf of the Chicago Park District, coordinating fundraising, community engagement, land acquisition and park development, has entered into $2.975 million agreement to acquire the Magid Glove factory at 1800 N.…

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