At one point, Northerly Island was part of the Century of Progress Exposition and then an airport until 2003, when Mayor Daley shut it down. This man-made island was was originally developed in 1920 as part of Daniel Burham’s park plan. Now it has returned to its original intention. This 40-acre natural area opened several weeks ago. This is the beginning of a another beautiful green space in Chicago.
Posted September 25th, 2015 in News
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