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Pitch Man

By at April 4, 2013 | 4:57 pm | 0 Comment

Pitch Man

Originally published in the March 14, 2013 edition of the University of Illinois-Chicago Alumni website It’s the greatest job I’ve ever had, and that’s saying a lot,” declares Arnold Randall ’90 LAS to the packed luncheon crowd in the Loop banquet room at Maggiano’s restaurant. He’s dressed for the occasion—suit and tie, buffed black shoes. This is, more...

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New Life on the Des Plaines River: Hofmann Dam Removal Project

By at October 3, 2012 | 3:33 pm | 0 Comment

New Life on the Des Plaines River: Hofmann Dam Removal Project

Residents in Lyons and Riverside have seen some big changes in the Des Plaines River. In June of this year, the Hofmann Dam was breached, the last of three low-head dams to recently be removed from the River. The first Hofmann Dam was installed in the early part of the last century, when it was not uncommon for the entire Des Plaines River to dry up. Adding the dam more...

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FPDCC NeighborhoodSpace Addresses Big City, Small Spaces

By at October 3, 2012 | 2:45 pm | 0 Comment

FPDCC NeighborhoodSpace Addresses Big City, Small Spaces

Have you heard of NeighborSpace? It’s an innovative way for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to support Chicago residents through open space projects that were once considered too small and too urban to be compatible with the District’s system of preserves and natural areas. By design, the Forest Preserves circle the city, an oasis of natural areas and more...

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