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Edgewater unveils beachwalk rendering
2013-10-23

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Edgewater Beachwalk's proposal committee has unveiled on its website preliminaryrenderings of an updated concept of what the proposed lakefront civic project will look like in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood, the birthplace of Hillary Clinton.

The early drawings are based upon input and suggestions from the citizens of Edgewater during recent public presentations.

Edgewater citizens have suggested that the boardwalk section of the bike path and lighted median infrastructure be narrowed into a promenade that will not encroach upon the beach areas so much and respect the bounds of the nature preserve along the beach between Ardmore and Thorndale avenues. The promenade will be 24 feet but still be wide enough to allow emergency vehicles to have access.


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