Park/JPAC home. Lake Shore Drive
Latest. South Lake Shore Drive project
home. Dedication of the SLSD project.
South Lakefront Access Study report & update.
Start on the 57th underpasses. Granite beach.
Continue with more 57 #2 , #3, then ...63rd underpass area at time of grand opening
Artist's rendering of the 4 underpasses for the Grand Opening brochure.
Approach from east of Drive at about 56th. Note construction still in progress. Finishes of the Drive wall hardware echoing classical and 20s Art Moderne themes of the Museum of Science and Industry (background). The underpass under 57th Drive and the various paths and drives are now open.
|Northeast approach to the underpass under the Drive at 55th Street from the Lakefront Bike Trail. Inside the underpass on Grand Opening Day.|
Construction of retaining walls, beach south of 57th Street Beach House. South end of the 57th Beach boardwalk (1st since Edgewater Beach on the North Side) looking north. Note overlook and ramp access points; note width of the bike path. See drawings for the boardwalk below.
Approach from northeast to 59th underpass and 59th Inlet (Glick Memorial) Bridge, then the grand 59th St. underpass, drawing inspiration from Roman traditions and the classicist White City of the World's Columbian Exposition.
Top. To 57-2, 57-3, 63rd.