Jackson Park Framework Plan – City of Chicago Meeting – Hyde Park High School – June 24, 2017

The People

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Dr. Carol Adams, former executive director of the DuSable Museum of African American History, prepares to introduce other speakers during the second of three “Community Conversations” on the future of Jackson & South Shore Parks sponsored by the City of Chicago at Hyde Park High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave., Saturday, June 24, 2017.
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Gregg Calpino, Principal Landscape Architect at SmithGroupJJR, speaks about the framework planning process for Jackson and South Shore Parks during the second of three “Community Conversations” on the future of the parks sponsored by the City of Chicago at Hyde Park High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave., Saturday, June 24, 2017.
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The South Shore Cultural Center lake frontage is “effectively Pebble Beach on Lake Michigan,” says Mark Rolfing, television golf commentator and president and founder of the Chicago Parks Golf Alliance during the second of three “Community Conversations” on the future of Jackson & South Shore Parks sponsored by the City of Chicago at Hyde Park High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave., Saturday, June 24, 2017.
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City of Chicago Transportation Commissioner Rebekah Scheinfeld presents initial proposals for closures of portions of Hayes and Marquette Drives in Jackson Park during the second of three “Community Conversations” on the future of Jackson & South Shore Parks sponsored by the City of Chicago at Hyde Park High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave., Saturday, June 24, 2017.
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Obama Foundation Director of Strategic Initiatives Jamie Clare-Flaherty makes her presentation on the Obama Presidential Center during the second of three “Community Conversations” on the future of Jackson & South Shore Parks sponsored by the City of Chicago at Hyde Park High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave., Saturday, June 24, 2017.
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Hyde Park resident Alaina Harkness uses her cell phone as she participates in a live audience electronic polling exercise during a break-out session of the second of three “Community Conversations” on the future of Jackson & South Shore Parks sponsored by the City of Chicago at Hyde Park High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave., Saturday, June 24, 2017.
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As Chicago Transportation Commissioner Rebekah Scheinfeld and Apostolic Church of God pastor Dr. Byron T. Brazier speak, Al Debonnett, board member of the Chicago Parks Golf Alliance, participates in a live audience electronic polling exercise during a break-out session of the second of three “Community Conversations” on the future of Jackson & South Shore Parks sponsored by the City of Chicago at Hyde Park High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave., Saturday, June 24, 2017.
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Woodlawn community organizer and writer Gabriel Piemonte asks a question during a break-out session of the second of three “Community Conversations” on the future of Jackson & South Shore Parks sponsored by the City of Chicago at Hyde Park High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave., Saturday, June 24, 2017.
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The presenters wait on stage at Hyde Park High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave., Saturday, June 24, 2017.

Jackson Park Framework Plan – South Shore Nature Sanctuary – June 21, 2017

Entrance to the South Shore nature sanctuary on June 21, 2017.

 

Boardwalk across a pond in the South Shore nature sanctuary on June 21, 2017.

 

Pond lily blooming in the South Shore nature sanctuary on June 21, 2017.
A view to the northwest across the South Shore nature sanctuary butterfly meadow toward the South Shore Cultural Center beach on June 21, 2017.
Bumble bees and other insects on a wild rose in the South Shore nature sanctuary on June 21, 2017.
A fire pit picnic area in the South Shore nature sanctuary on June 21, 2017.
A view of the Chicago skyline from a fire pit picnic area in the South Shore nature sanctuary on June 21, 2017.
Tiger Wood’s TGR Design conceptual golf routing as presented in the Chicago Parks Golf Alliance’s July 2017 newsletter.