Jackson Park Framework Plan – Fifth Ward Meeting – La Rabida Children’s Hospital – June 27, 2017

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Fifth Ward Alderman Leslie Hairston arrives at La Rabida Children’s Hospital, 6501 S. Promontory Dr., for the 5th Ward’s regularly scheduled meeting, Tuesday evening, June 27, 2017.
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Fifth Ward Alderman Leslie Hairston speaks to a group of more than 150 area residents outside the entrance to La Rabida Children’s Hospital, 6501 S. Promontory Dr., about organizing an additional meeting on the Jackson Park framework plan for those area residents who were barred from entering the regularly scheduled 5th Ward meeting at the hospital as its meeting room space had filled to capacity, Tuesday evening, June 27, 2017.
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Chicago Park District Board vice president Avis LaVelle welcomes those people who made it into the regularly scheduled 5th Ward meeting at La Rabida Children’s Hospital Tuesday evening, June 27, 2017.
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Dr. Carol Adams, former executive director of the DuSable Museum of African American History, speaks about the Chicago Parks Golf Alliance’s proposal for a championship golf course replacing the existing Jackson Park and South Shore golf courses during the 5th Ward Meeting at La Rabida Children’s Hospital, 6501 S. Promontory Dr., Tuesday evening, June 27, 2017.
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An audience member listens during presentations about the Lakefront Framework Plan during the 5th Ward Meeting at La Rabida Children’s Hospital, 6501 S. Promontory Dr., Tuesday evening, June 27, 2017.
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Gregg Calpino, Principal Landscape Architect at SmithGroupJJR, speaks about the construction of new underpasses allowing golf carts to move through a reconfigured golf course with safety and ease and increasing neighborhood access to Jackson Park during the 5th Ward Meeting at La Rabida Children’s Hospital, 6501 S. Promontory Dr., Tuesday evening, June 27, 2017. This image was published in the July 5, 2107 Hyde Park Herald.
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Brenda Nelms of Jackson Park Watch asks a question during the 5th Ward Meeting at La Rabida Children’s Hospital, 6501 S. Promontory Dr., Tuesday evening, June 27, 2017. This image was published in the July 5, 2107 Hyde Park Herald.
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Steven L. Carter asks a question about transport for seniors at the Obama Presidential Center during the 5th Ward Meeting at La Rabida Children’s Hospital, 6501 S. Promontory Dr., Tuesday evening, June 27, 2017.
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Jamie Clare-Flaherty, Director of Strategic Initiatives, The Obama Foundation, responds to a question from the audience during the 5th Ward Meeting at La Rabida Children’s Hospital, 6501 S. Promontory Dr., Tuesday evening, June 27, 2017.
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An audience member comments on violence in Chicago and the need to make the city a safe place so African Americans will not leave the city and those who have left will move back during the 5th Ward Meeting at La Rabida Children’s Hospital, 6501 S. Promontory Dr., Tuesday evening, June 27, 2017.
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Rebekah Scheinfeld, City of Chicago Commissioner of Transportation, responds to a question from the audience during the 5th Ward Meeting at La Rabida Children’s Hospital, 6501 S. Promontory Dr., Tuesday evening, June 27, 2017.
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Jackson Park Advisory Council chair Louise McCurry takes notes during the 5th Ward Meeting at La Rabida Children’s Hospital, 6501 S. Promontory Dr., Tuesday evening, June 27, 2017.
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Rebekah Scheinfeld, City of Chicago Commissioner of Transportation, listens to a question from the audience during the 5th Ward Meeting at La Rabida Children’s Hospital, 6501 S. Promontory Dr., Tuesday evening, June 27, 2017.
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An audience member comments on her experiences golfing at the Jackson Park and South Shore golf courses during the 5th Ward Meeting at La Rabida Children’s Hospital, 6501 S. Promontory Dr., Tuesday evening, June 27, 2017.

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