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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      July 25, 2014 – Construction Update

      Happening now: The Chicago Park District will be replacing the surface under the playground in Walsh Park. The playground will be closed beginning Monday July 28, 2014 and will re-open Wednesday August 6, 2014, weather-dependent. Kedzie Ave. will undergo a partial closure next week for concrete work. Suggested detour is Kimball via North Ave and Armitage; pedestrians and walked bikes can use sidewalk. Details are as follows: Tuesday July 29, closed southbound from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. between Cortland and Wabansia Wednesday July 30, closed northbound from 9 a.m. -4 p.m. between Wabansia and Cortland The Kimball Ave viaduct at Bloomingdale…

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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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