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Study Description

This project created a master plan and implementation strategy for the redevelopment of the area surrounding the North Chicago Metra rail station. The redevelopment would include high-density housing, retail and commercial services. The project will also analyze the inter-modal connections between Pace and Metra.

Program:Community Planning
Program Year:2002
Project Type(s):Transit-Oriented Development Plan
Grantee:City of North Chicago
Current Activities:The final plan was adopted by the City Council in January 2008. Currently, the City has been exploring ways to acquire some or all of the excess property in the TOD area owned by Abbott Laboratories, which would allow them to pursue TOD opportunities recommended in the plan.
Information Updated:February 2013
Study Documents
North Chicago TOD Plan
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Related Transit Assets
Metra Stations:North Chicago (UP-N) accessible
Related Jurisdictions
Municipalities:North Chicago
US Congressional Districts:10 Brad Schneider
Illinois Senate Districts:29 Julie A. Morrison, 30 Terry Link
Illinois House Districts:58 Bob Morgan, 60 Rita Mayfield
County Board Districts:Lake 14, Lake 9
Chicago Wards:none
Councils of Mayors:Lake
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