Gallery: Jeanne Gang’s Proposal Transforms Chicago’s Rundown Cicero Int...

Making use of the existing infrastructure, Gang came up with "The Garden in the Machine", which demonstrates how the remains of Cicero’s industry—its lands, building materials, and existing rail infrastructure could be the foundation for a new and better town.

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  1. Geena March 4, 2012 at 8:38 am

    Love it! Cicero is nicely located near downtown and public transport.Agree with first commenter about the bike unfriendly aspect.

  2. sassy01247 February 16, 2012 at 9:59 am

    What appears to be missing from consideration is transportation infrastructure. More specifically, walking, biking and mass transit.There are many structural components to accomodate these modes such as ramps (which serve bikes, carriages, wheelchairs etc), and flat surfaces running along stairways. Seperated and/or elevated lanes and parking and rental facilities for bikes etc.

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