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Chicago Lakefront

WATCH: Chicago Summer, In Stunning Time-Lapse

Posted 10.18.2012 | Chicago

With weekend storms and cooling temps, Chicago is undeniably, firmly into fall. To help soothe the "I miss summer" ache, check out a gorgeous time-lap...

Exploring Chicago's Lakefront From Lincoln Park To Grant Park

Lisa Dworkin | Posted 10.13.2012 | Travel
Lisa Dworkin

Enjoy numerous recreational activities, first-rate shopping and untamed nature within the city limits.

Daley: Bring More Booze To The Lakefront

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The number of liquor licenses would more than double on Chicago Park District property along the lakefront under a proposal Mayor Richard Daley introd...

Some Residents Resist Calls For Completing Burnham's Lakefront Plan

Chicago Public Radio | Shawn Allee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago's lakefront is having a birthday of sorts. On July 4, 1909, architect Daniel Burnham unveiled a plan for continuous park space up and down the...

Construction Plans Approved For Two New City Harbors

Chicago Public Radio | Lynette Kalsnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The city of Chicago plans to build two new harbors on Lake Michigan. The Public Building Commission approved moving ahead with the designs and constru...

Ambitious Plan Would Create Fully Open Chicago Lakefront, Add 500 Acres Of Parks

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Sea changes could be coming to Chicago's iconic lakefront landscape if an advocacy group gets its way. A plan released Tuesday by the non-profit Frie...

Olympics Would Shut Down Public Lakefront Bike Path

Chicago Sun-Times | LISA DONOVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Should Chicago win the right to host the 2016 Olympic Games, a private beach would be built for competing athletes on the South Side -- shutting down ...

No More Free Lakefront Parking

Chicago Sun-Times | Andrew Herrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Beachgoers will no longer be able to park for free along the lakefront under the Chicago Park District's proposed budget for 2009, officials said toda...