3100 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60616
Public Building Commission of Chicago, Chicago Park District, AECOM
Parks & Playgrounds
Brook Architecture, Desman Associates, Primera Engineering, Schuler Shook
Adjacent to 31st Street Beach, this harbor is part of the Chicago Park District’s 20-year harbor improvement framework plan to improve the lakefront for public use. The new harbor area includes a 1,000 slip marina, playground, parking garage with green roof, two surface parking lots, 60 acres of public parkland, and 6,000 feet of multi-use trails. site design group, ltd. provided landscape architecture and project management services for the public parkland, over 14 acres of naturalized prairie, and nearly two acres of raingardens and bioswales for the project.
2013 Illinois ASLA Institutional President's Award for Design