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 17, 2014 – Construction Update

      Happening now: The Damen Ave. viaduct will be closed on Saturday, 7/19 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. so that crews can remove the damaged parapet wall on the north side of the Bloomingdale Trail. Sidewalk access will be maintained for pedestrians and cyclists (please dismount), as well as emergency vehicles. Local traffic will divert to Hoyne Ave. to the west, suggested detour for non-local traffic is Western Ave. As always, if crews finish ahead of schedule, we will reopen the street when complete. Map of the closure and suggested detours below: Crews will begin installing steel for the bridge…

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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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