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Chicago’s Garfield Green development proposal wins global design competition

May 16, 2019

The project addresses climate change through sustainability

On Wednesday, the mayor’s office announced Chicago’s Garfield Green housing proposal was selected as a winner in C40’s global Reinventing Cities competition. Now, the design team will take steps to make it a reality.

The contest invited cities to propose projects that turned vacant lots, abandoned buildings, and parking lots into innovative, sustainable development that could mitigate climate change. There were 14 cities that submitted 31 infrastructure and housing projects back in 2017.

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Read Mayor Emanuel's Press Release 

Crain's Chicago Business article 

CBS Chicago Story 

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