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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      September 18, 2014 – Construction Update

      Happening now: Water taps for drinking fountains are being installed at various points along the trail. Crews are installing the approach steel for the access ramps at Western. A series of 21-day continuous closures are in effect at various viaducts so that crews can clean, assess, and repair the structures. Closures are currently in effect at Wolcott and Hermitage. Detours are being provided for through traffic, as necessary, and a sidewalk is being maintained for pedestrians. Kedzie may be closed intermittently during daytime hours. One lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained. Milwaukee may have intermittent single lane…

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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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