Chicago’s 606 offers stunning views atop old train tracks
A retired freight train line became one of Chicago’s most extraordinary parks
Proposed ordinance aims to slow rental deconversion along the 606
A group of Chicago aldermen hope the move will preserve more affordable rental housing near the popular elevated trail.
Four ways the 606 could be extended east to Lincoln Park
Despite inherent challenges, the city’s of Chicago has a potential plan to see the elevated trail clear the river and expressway. In fact, planners have no less than four schemes under consideration.
Report: Single family home prices near 606 up 50%
While the so-called “606 effect” is no surprise, the extent of the increase is nothing short of staggering
Colored LED light installation proposed for 606 bridge
Known as Turning Sky, the planned art installation comes from The Trust for Public Land and the creative minds of Luftwerk. The project is currently seeking public donations.
Developer plans to extend 606 across Chicago River
While the vision to extend Chicago’s popular 606 trail has been discussed as a long-term, funding-dependent goal by local planners and policy makers, it was recently reported that developer Sterling Bay has grand plans to stretch the trail eastward to Lincoln Park.
Wicker Park Loft on the 606 Asks $515K
This two-bed, two-bath timber loft features 11-foot ceilings, large windows, exposed brick, hardwood floors, and a handsome kitchen mere inches from the popular 606 elevated trail.
Celebrate One Year of the 606 Trail This June
The 606 will celebrate its first birthday with a day-long event on Saturday, June 4. The event will bring a block party-like atmosphere to the elevated trail and will include food, music, and community processions along its 2.7 miles.