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Protect Our Parks Lawsuit

"You Have No Standing": The Story of the Latin School Lincoln Park Land Grab

Tom Tresser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Tom Tresser

This unprecedented deal would've made money for the Latin School since they could sell sponsorships, fund raise and give donor recognition in the second most used park in America and they could sublease or re-sell the field to paying users when they were not using it. The general public (read, you and me and public school kids) could use this proposed facility without regard for the Latin School's schedule only during the winter - so dress warmly. How could this happen?

Lincoln Park-Latin School Soccer Field Going Forward

Chicago Tribune | Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After stopping the private Latin School from building a soccer field in Lincoln Park, a group of residents was unable to stop the Chicago Park Distric...