Archive: July, 2019
  • July

    Gone: River Park dam one year later

    One year ago, on July 31, 2018, the first jackhammer struck the dam at River Park where the North Branch of the Chicago River and the North Shore Channel converge on Chicago’s north side. The four-foot high concrete North Branch Dam was a barrier to healthy ecosystems and was removed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago District.