Chicago’s New “Gateway” Both a Massive Success and Much Ado About Nothing
Jun19

Chicago’s New “Gateway” Both a Massive Success and Much Ado About Nothing

  What does it take to get Mayor Rahm Emmanuel to show up at an event, dozens of press releases, articles in the city’s newspapers, and notices in pretty much every neighborhood publication on the internet?  A bunch of picnic tables. That’s pretty much what The Gateway is — an event heralded by the Chicago Loop Alliance, CDOT, and the Mayor’s Office as if it was some spectacular accomplishment in placemaking...

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