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Friends of the Bloomingdale Trail is a 501(c)3 non-profit grassroots organization advocating for the conversion of the unused Bloomingdale railroad in Chicago into a multi-use, elevated linear park.

Partner Category: Civic and Non-Profit Organization

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Bloomingdale Trail

Trust for Public Land

The Bloomingdale Trail is one of only a handful of innovative projects in the world that creates new open space in a dense urban neighborhood on abandoned elevated rail lines. Only the second project of its type in the nation and the first in Chicago, the trail runs from the Chicago River to Ridgeway Avenue. Design and engineering are underway on this 2.8-mile linear park located on an above-grade right-of-way on Chicago’s northwest side. [MORE]

Friends of the Bloomingdale Trail

Website: http://www.bloomingdaletrail...

Friends of the Bloomingdale Trail
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Chicago, IL 60647
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