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Argyle Neighborhood Expected to Get Shared Street

September 5, 2014 – DNAinfo Chicago – Are You Ready to Share Argyle Street with Bikes, Pedestrians, Cars, Trees?

UPTOWN — After more than a year of planning and community meetings, officials said they’ve finalized the design of the upcoming Argyle Streetscape.  The office of Ald. Harry Osterman (48th) has released a rendering of the streetscape plan, which features Chicago’s first “shared street,” a street design more common in Europe that blurs the line between street and sidewalk by raising the street and cutting curbs while slowing traffic and creating a plaza-like feel.  Read Full Article

Redesigning the streetscape in the Argyle neighborhood was a recommendation outlined during ULI Chicago’s Argyle Technical Assistance Panel conducted in November 2008.

Read ULI Chicago’s Argyle TAP Report

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