Status Update: Kiddie Camping Coming to Northerly Island
Jun17

Status Update: Kiddie Camping Coming to Northerly Island

Recent aerial photograph of Northerly Island, courtesy of the City of Chicago Office of the Mayor Drawing of the future Northerly Island, courtesy of the City of Chicago Office of the Mayor There was more than sand dunes and waterfowl on Northerly Island this morning. Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined architect Jeanne Gang and others for a status up date on the massive terraforming project.     The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, working...

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Status Update: Northerly Island
Apr14

Status Update: Northerly Island

Northerly Island used to be a magical place for planespotting.  Then it became a nice place for birdwatching.  These days, it’s a great location for construction equipment enthusiasts. That’s because the southern 40 acres is being transformed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. Since Northerly is an artificial island, to truly “restore” the island, the Corps...

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