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Let's compare a before and after and see what is referred to as a "blank lot":Roderick Grant wrote:What else would anyone expect from Daley? He is akin to Al Capone and his lot. The site of Meigs is still, 15 years later, a blank lot.
Yes, if "blankness" means a beautiful green space filled with wildlife and the public enjoying a wonderful piece of the Lakefront that was previously off-limits unless you were in the private jet set then it's a pretty blank place indeed.
One must know what they are talking about before they cast aspersions, methinks.
I was referencing Google maps, which showed a blank, undeveloped south end of the island at the time. Now the satellite map has been updated to 2019, and still shows nothing usable.
Is your second image a photo of the island or an artist's rendering of what is to be? If that is the way it actually looks, they have been very busy in the past 51 days... trees, wildlife and lollers yet to come.
https://www.timeout.com/chicago/things- ... rly-island
https://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/par ... sland-park
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct- ... story.html
The city did a very nice job with this project. If other politicians want to follow this model, of "stealing from the rich and powerful" to give more beautiful greenspace to the public, sign me up.