EDITORIAL: We’d like to think every Chicagoan would prefer to honor a true American hero by changing Douglas Park to Douglass Park.
The contract established anticipated time lines and fundraising goals, nearly all of which have not been met.
Shoreline repairs and two new underpasses needed for the merged course to work could match the $30 million price tag of the golf course itself.
Wade Watson was respected by generations of kids in Englewood. “Gang kids on the corner would say ‘Hello, Mr. Watson,’ ” said his son Wayne.
Golf course architects have determined the project won’t work unless Marquette Drive is closed from Lake Shore Drive to Cornell Drive.
Investments in neighborhood amenities — such as parks, libraries and grocery stores — help create neighborhoods, Emanuel said.
“These facilities, throughout the city . . . are places where people meet, where friendships are formed,” Emanuel said at La Follette Park.