Monthly Archives: February 2012

Illinois Route 53/120 Blue Ribbon Advisory Council

February 28, 2012, illinoistollway.com The Illinois Route 53/120 Blue Ribbon Advisory Council is working to identify consensus around options for the Illinois Route 53 corridor in central Lake County and develop a framework of principles to guide future study of the corridor configuration, timing and financing.  The Tollway will look to the Advisory Council to recommend a series of best practices for an integrated, multi-modal corridor that is financially viable, environmentally sustainable and socially responsible. Illinois Route 53/120 Blue Ribbon Advisory Council

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Chicago’s Pullman District could become a national park site

February 27, 2012 – USA Today – Pullman neighborhood may become Illinois’ second national park site. Read full article

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Historic Pullman District Tries to Make History, Again

February 27, 2012 – NBC Chicago – The historical background of Pullman and its bid to become a national park site. Watch video clip

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Pullman would get national historic park status under Rep. Jackson proposal

February 1, 2012 – Chicago Sun-Times – Rep. Jesse Jackson (D-Illinois), says he will introduce a bill in Congress to make Pullman Illinois’ second national park site. Read full article

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