The Burnham Plan Centennial - Bold Plans, Big Dreams

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This northern Illinois locale was established in 1830 and is home to more than 24,000 residents. Steeped in the rich canal heritage of the 1800's, Lockport is a delightful mix of quaint history and modern charm. Lockport's Historic District is part of the 120-mile long Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor.

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Centennial Activities

Heritage Park

Forest Preserve District of Will County

The Heritage Park Plan is a vision that weaves together an eight-mile corridor of green infrastructure features along the Des Plaines River and Illinois and Michigan Canal from Isle a la Cache (135th Street) through Lockport and into downtown Joliet. This plan advances the Green Legacy goal of connecting us to our rivers and streams. Another part of the plan meets the Green Legacy goal of preserving regionally significant open space through this year’s opening of Lincoln Landing.

City of Lockport


City of Lockport
222 East Ninth Street
Lockport, IL 60441
815-838-9498 (fax)
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