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What Chicagoans want for their rivers

This video, created by the young adult media makers at Free Spirit Media, documents a sliver of the public outreach completed by Great Rivers Chicago to find out how Chicagoans think the Calumet, Chicago and Des Plaines rivers should look and feel in the future.
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Great Rivers Chicago is an initiative of the City of Chicago and Metropolitan Planning Council, in partnership with Friends of the Chicago River, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning and many others. Our public outreach is informing a vision and action agenda due out in June 2016.
We’re grateful to ArcelorMittal, Boeing, The Chicago Community Trust, Richard H. Driehaus Foundation and Joyce Foundation for their support.