Chicago Breaks Ground on Latest Riverfront Development at 312 River Run
By Staff Writer @ RE Journals
October 6, 2017
The Illinois Constructors Corp. began construction on the latest riverfront developments, 312 RiverRun, which will connect three North Side parks...

REjournals: The Illinois Constructors Corp. began construction on the latest riverfront developments, 312 RiverRun, which will connect three North Side parks with one bike and pedestrian path for nearly two miles.

Construction also includes the groundbreaking of the Riverview Bridge, which will cross over the North Branch of the Chicago River and under the Addison road bridge.

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This project is part of Mayor Emanuel’s initiative to transform former industrial corridors into recreation space.

Photo credit: Chicago Department of Transportation

“We are thrilled that the 312 RiverRun will bring together communities and expand recreational and fitness options on Chicago’s North Side,” said Chicago Park District CEO & Superintendent Michael P. Kelly in a statement. “This project is yet another example of our commitment to investing in our city’s riverfront and reclaiming it as an invaluable resource for recreation.”

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