Visit the brand-new Maggie Daley Park with #Jane’s WalkCHICAGO

Join us at 12:30PM on Saturday May 2nd, to explore this new design by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates.  The new park has a distinctive presence that has delighted Chicagoans and visitors with signature elements like an ice-skating ribbon, rock-climbing sculptures, and play garden.  The landscape spaces encountered through the park vary in character, scale and […]

The Humanities and Jane’s WalkCHICAGO

Happy 2014! I’ve been MIA for a while, but not inactive, trying to write the definitive case statement for Jane’s Walk for potential funders.  I wouldn’t claim to have achieved that yet… but I’m closer than I was in November when I last posted. One of the things that’s been bouncing around in my head […]

Welcome to Jane’sWalkCHICAGO!

I’ve always REALLY loved cities. Being in them, walking around in them, watching people, feeling the buildings and the space around me. Those are the number one things in my personal hierarchy – I can’t separate these activities from each other. Talking and reading about cities is second. So it made sense that in May […]