A Park Is Born: Plans Begin For Westhaven Park on Chicago’s Near West Side
Feb06

A Park Is Born: Plans Begin For Westhaven Park on Chicago’s Near West Side

Poison Ivy. Ketchup on hot dogs. Justin Bieber. Some stuff has a crummy reputation. Just say the word or phrase and it will elicit a frown, a cringe, a curse. For example, the three-letter acronym T.I.F. But one Chicago T.I.F. project just getting off the ground will not be lining the pockets of a rich developer or create a high-rise for affluent attorneys.  It will fund a modest little park in a Near West Side neighborhood that could...

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