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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      December 11, 2014 – Construction Update

      Happening now: As soon as next week, crews will demolish a building in the Walsh Park addition (north of the trail) to prepare for upgrades. Crews will continue hand-forming remaining small sections of the path as weather allows, but the bulk of concrete work is complete until spring. Foundation work continues at the Milwaukee Ave. ramp. Crews are paving the approach ramps at Spaulding and Wood. The third phase of irrigation system components installation is happening on the western end of the trail. Water taps for drinking fountains are being installed at various points along the trail. Installation of guardrail…

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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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