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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      Aug 29, 2014 – Construction Update

      Happening now: Crews have begun installing the steel for the for the eastern access ramp at Western. Cleaning of the walls and viaducts along the Bloomingdale Trail is wrapping up, and should be complete by the end of next week. A series of 21-day continuous closures are in effect at various viaducts so that crews can clean, assess, and repair the structures. A closure is currently in effect at Wood, and Wolcott will close next week. Detours are being provided for through traffic, as necessary, and a sidewalk is being maintained for pedestrians. Major excavation and grading of the 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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