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In Sunday's Tribune, Blair Kamin weighs in on the just-opened 31st Street Harbor. Prior to this major coastline improvement, decades of "benign neglect" had rendered this stretch of South Side shoreline rugged and mostly unusable. Compared with, say, Lincoln Park, it was an embarrassment. All this considered makes the $103M facility's opening even more momentous, writes Kamin. And it's far more than just a harbor. Aside from the 1,000 boat slips and boating services, the new space is really a complete park with a playground, trails, lawn, and spots for lounging all overlooking the harbor. Kamin calls it a new paradigm for harbor projects and a remnant of the civic ambition spurred by the Olympic bid. Visit the full review for more. [Cityscapes, previously]