Join us Saturday, June 6th for the opening of The 606. Be among the first to experience Chicago’s new park and trail system, over a decade in the making. And we want you to be part of the celebrations. Click here to learn more.

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      May 22, 2015 – Construction Update

      Reminder that a parking ban is in place on Bloomingdale Ave. between Paulina and Central Park.   Construction is in full swing as we get closer to the June 6th opening. Expect frequent closures of parts of Bloomingdale Avenue to facilitate soil placement, deliveries to the trail top, and other construction-related items. Local detours will be provided, and some work and closures may go into evening or weekend hours. Happening now: Landscaping is in progress. Trees and shrubs are mostly in place between Marshfield and Central Park, with cover crops going in where planting will continue over the summer as…

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      Three-mile long festival planned for JUNE 6-7, 2015   The Trust for Public Land ( invites you to enjoy music, dancing, processions, and hands-on family activities that celebrate the community spirit that launched this park and trail project.  The 606 ( includes the centerpiece Bloomingdale Trail, Chicago’s first elevated trail, and six ground-level parks. Four of these will be complete when The 606 opens to the general public for the first time June 6.  Everyone is invited to join one of the dozens of processions that will crisscross on the trail-top throughout the day, or plan their own by registering…

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