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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      March 27, 2015 – Construction Update

      Happening now: Construction is ramping up for the next few months as we get closer to the June opening. As the ground thaws and temperatures warm, crews are able to go back to landscaping and concrete work. Expect frequent closures of parts of Bloomingdale Avenue to facilitate soil placement, deliveries to the trail top, and other construction-related items. Local detours will be provided, and some work and closures may go into evening or weekend hours. Landscaping will resume at the beginning of April and will start between Artesian and California. Crews are finalizing layouts for trees and shrubs in anticipation…

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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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