Friends of the Parks on Tuesday, July 15 for a public forum on Chicago's parks
and public open spaces. Over the past few months, there have been numerous
proposals for buildings to be constructed in our parks, which threaten our
public open spaces.
we support the building and expansion of museums, schools and other institutions
in the City of Chicago, this is a troubling trend and slippery slope given the
potential loss of the health, recreation and quality of life benefits associated
with parks and public open spaces.
need to work together to protect our parks and public open spaces from the
pressures of development. Chicago lacks sufficient park space and there are
many alternative development sites which would catalyze broader economic impact.
SPEAK UP to protect our parks and public open
spaces.Join us in proclaiming public open
space is a non-renewable resource and public input is not