Gallery: Construction To Begin on Chicago’s Elevated Bloomingdale Trail...

Last week, the Bloomingdale Trail design team presented their latest version and new renderings to the public for the almost 3 mile elevated trail and park slated for construction on Chicago's north-west side. The team, which includes Collins Engineers, Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, and Frances Whitehead, announced that construction would begin next summer in 2013 and will be open to bikers and pedestrians in the fall of 2014, while landscaping work and art installations will continue through 2015. The elevated rail trail will connect to other open spaces throughout the city and will include public art, seating, play areas, dog parks, an observation tower and much more.

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