20 Dec '11, 7pm

Chicago to Build Biggest Urban Park in the Lower 48 States

Chicago to Build Biggest Urban Park in the Lower 48 States

Millenium Reserve /Public Domain The most famous urban park in America is easily New York City's famous Central Park. SF's Golden Gate Park and a few others might come close, but few match the grandeur of one of the nation's major urban landmarks. And it's just 843 acres. Sure, it seems massive, when the towering high rises that surround it disappear from view as you venture deeper in.But by way of comparison, the latest park scheduled for construction, on the outskirts of Chicago, will be in another league entirely. The 140,000 acre behemoth will be built on underused land and revitalized industrial wasteland--and it will help give a kick to Chicago's economy in the process. Atlantic Cities has the details : A new project, backed by at least $17 million from the state, aims to turn 140,000 acres of under-used and post-industrial land along the Second City's southern rim i...

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