The 100th Street Calumet River site is located between 96th and 100th Streets along the west bank of the Calumet River on the Southeast Side of Chicago. Local community organizers have been interested in river access at this 100th Street Calumet River site dating back as far as 20 years ago. Project partners are working to facilitate the development of a community recreation site along the River. Initial community outreach has identified the site as an opportunity for restoration of the natural riverbank habitat, a trail, and a public viewing area for river activity. If completed the site would become a part of the greater network of transportation and recreation infrastructure on the Southeast Side.
Currently the project team is conducting outreach to develop a community stewardship and governance plan for the site. If you would like to participate in this project, please contact GCI or fill out the form.