100th Street Calumet River Project

Discover the 100th Street Calumet River site on Chicago’s Southeast Side. Project partners are transforming it into a vibrant recreation site, including habitat restoration, trails, and a river viewing area. It will seamlessly integrate into the Southeast Side’s transportation and recreation network.


Project Information

The 100th Street Calumet River site can be found on the western bank of the Calumet River, stretching from 96th to 100th Street on the Southeast Side of Chicago. Collaborative partners are currently working to support the establishment of a community recreational area along the river. Initial outreach to the community has identified this site as a potential opportunity for the restoration of the natural riverbank environment, the creation of a trail, and the development of a public viewing area for observing river activities. If this project is successfully completed, it will become integrated into the broader network of transportation and recreational facilities 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.



Photo Credit: Matthew Kaplan Photography




Additional Project Resources

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