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Maggie Daley Park: Chicago’s Grand Playground

Maggie Daley Park: Chicago’s Grand Playground
Maggie Daley Park (MDP) on the site of the former Daley Bicentennial Plaza in Grant Park has been transformed into something “Mag” nificent that not only honors Chicago’s beloved former First Lady Maggie Daley but provides the city with a grand playground. The magnificent lakefront recreation center features a neighborhood playground on steroids with larger... Read more »

Maggie Daley Park: Opening Day Controversy

Maggie Daley Park: Opening Day Controversy
Two years and $60 mil later, Maggie Daley Park, (phase one) is about to open. On Saturday, the quarter-mile ice skating ribbon and the children’s playground will finally be accessible to the public–but not without controversy. With many already angered over the loss of nearly 900 large established trees that had to be destroyed in... Read more »

Maggie Daley Park: Two Year Project Nears Completion

Maggie Daley Park: Two Year Project Nears Completion
After two years plus of construction and anticipation, Maggie Daley Park is nearing the finish line. The Park, located above the East Monroe Street Garage just east of Millennium Park between Columbus Drive and South Lake Shore Drive, promises to become a state-of-the-art front-yard playground for the City of Chicago. Although the exact opening is... Read more »

Maggie Daley Park: A Peek Inside the Park and at the Pros and Cons.

Maggie Daley Park.An artist rendering of Maggie Daley Park--a green space with rock-climbing sculptures, an ice-skating ribbon and a play garden--which will run diagonally between the northeast and southeast part of what is now Daley Bicentennial Park, just east of Millennium Park.
Click here for information on Phase One opening. CHICAGO, Monday, August 27, 2012. It was always a given that something/some place would be named after Chicago’s former beloved first lady, Maggie Daley. Consideration has been given to a number of landmarks since her death from metastatic breast cancer in November 2011. Saturday, Chicago Mayor Rahm... Read more »
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