Recent Streetsblog CHICAGO posts about Uptown

The project reconfigured the Racine/Broadway intersection to create a new plaza. Photo: John Greenfield

Circular Sculpture Is the Cherry on Uptown’s Complete Streets Makeover Sundae

Today city officials cut the ribbon on a multicolored ring-shaped sculpture in the Uptown Entertainment District, the crowning touch on a street remix that converted excess asphalt at Racine Avenue and Broadway into a new pedestrian plaza. The makeover was part of the Broadway streetscape project, which includes new sidewalks, street repaving, lighting, bike racks, […]