Posted February 8th, 2011 in Climate Ready Communities, News, Stormwater & Green Infrastructure, Sustainable Community Planning
From NBC Chicago:
From the day the first French explorers arrived in what would become Chicago, human beings have tried to mold Lake Michigan into a more user-friendly body of water.
Grant and Millennium Parks sit in what used to be open water, filled in a hundred years ago by city fathers anxious to give Chicago a magnificent front yard. And up and down the lakefront, repeated modifications have been made in an effort to corral the lake’s fury. Read more and watch the video.