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Showing results related to Wild Mile Wins APA Strategic Plan Award

The Chicago River North Branch Canal Framework Plan, also known as the Wild Mile and featured in Curbed Chicago, has secured an additional $1.4 million in new funding. The mile-long floating eco-park, designed by SOM with the City of Chicago, is one of a series of interventions undertaken to transform the North Branch canal of the Chicago River into a new environment for habitat, education, and recreation.

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Block Club Chicago profiles the latest developments of the Wild Mile, a floating 17-acre eco-park on the North Branch of the Chicago River. Designed by SOM in collaboration with Urban Rivers, the City of Chicago, and other partners, the project will be complete and open to the public by 2020.

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