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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      February 27, 2015 – Construction Update

      As most work is outdoors and exposed, extreme cold and snow can sometimes create conditions unsafe for work along The 606. Crews will work throughout the winter as conditions allow on areas and components of the Bloomingdale Trail and the parks that are not impacted by colder temperatures. Neighbors will still see crews working throughout the winter, but some items, such as soil placement, planting, etc., will be completed in the spring. Happening now: Crews are finishing up demolition on the building in the expansion of Walsh park to make way for park improvements. Viaduct lighting is wrapping up –…

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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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