South Shore: 79th Street Corridor Improvements

Design Area: 79th Street, Stony Island Avenue to South Shore Drive

Project description

The scope of this CDOT led project includes streetscape improvements on 79th Street, Stony Island Avenue to South Shore Drive. The project will provide safe, walkable, and attractive streets that will foster community and economic growth.  This effort will support the City’s initiative to re-activate neighborhood cores that have historically served as focal points for pedestrian activity, shopping, services, transportation, public spaces and quality-of life amenities for local residents.

Status: Public Outreach

First Public Meeting held June 29, 2022 @ Christ Bible Church ( 79th St and Coles Ave)

The PDF presentation of this meeting is here.

June 29 2022 ISW South Shore Meeting

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Comments - Camille Applewhite