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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      November 21, 2014 – Construction Update

      Happening now: A number of trees are being planted this fall in areas that have completed paving work and soil installation. All areas may not see their full allotment of trees this fall, and planting activity will continue in the spring. Crews have completed the bulk of the path concrete on the Bloomingdale Trail, with some paving work remaining on bridges and other areas inaccessible to the paving machine. Neighbors may experience limited overnight cutting work for expansion and control joints at areas undergoing work: Crews will be working between Winnebago and Western on Monday, November 24th, weather permitting. Cutting…

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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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