Park/JPAC home. Lake Shore Drive
Latest. South Lake Shore Drive project
home. Dedication of the SLSD project.
Start on the 57th underpasses. Granite beach.
Previous: 57th and 59th underpasses and 57th boardwalk at time of grand opening. 57-9 #2. #3.
|Approaching from the 1950s revetment south of the 59th Inlet and start of the 63rd St. Beach toward the Beach House, with base (along side the new ADA standard Lakefront Bike Trail) being prepared for the reconstructed granite paved beach; pavers stacked and waiting.|
to the 63rd underpass from the Bike Trail with new plantings-plugs of dune-friendly
grasses. Note new tree in its watering and protecting "diaper."
The Greek and Mediterranean (63rd Beach House) inspired63rd underpass balustrade
appears over the horizon. Note the giant trees saved. In 2006-07, some of
the landscaping and slopes in this section are being revisited due to damage
from blow off and rain wash.
Into the underpass; as set up for dedication; cleaning the day before (latter Chicago Tribune), from the west with new plantings, and as under construction in the preceding year. 2 below are new plantings taking root approach from southeast; west entry to underpass-note touches of surround mosaic and ridged arch.