• JPAC Park Reporting Tool

    The Advisory Council is now testing our new internal reporting tool to help us organize reports of problems in the park. Visit reports.jacksonparkadvisorycouncil.org to view and make problem reports. This site is a project of the Jackson Park Advisory Council. Its goal is to allow users of Jackson Park to report issues that they would…

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  • Metra Memorandum

    Attached is the Memorandum of Agreement for work on the Metra station at 59th/60th Street – JPAC membership will be able to vote on signing this at our April 1 meeting. We are a “consulting party” and therefore we have a signature page, but it will have the same force whether or not we sign.

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  • Latest on Darrow Bridge

    Trish Morse Herald article about the Darrow Bridge Marc Monaghan Herald article about Jackson Park ITEP Report:

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  • Tim Samuelson Darrow Bridge Presentation

    History of the Clarence Darrow Memorial Bridge in Jackson Park. Presentation on September 26, 2023 by Tim Samuelson to the Jackson Park Advisory Council, with Q&A afterward. Recording of a Zoom session.

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  • Darrow Bridge Documents

    JPAC’s Historic Bridge Committee received a copy of the Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program (ITEP) fund request for the Columbia Bridge (Darrow Bridge) project. The committee is concerned that this funding proposal calls for demolition of the historic bridge and that the reconstruction will not respect the historic design of the bridge. Contact the Historic Bridges…

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