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Beyond the Square: How Transportation and Infrastructure Improvements Have Helped Shape Lincoln Square

Starting with the streetscape of Lincoln Avenue and the plaza upgrade of Giddings Plaza in 2002, the Chicago Department of Transportation has worked with the local elected officials and the community to prioritize infrastructure upgrades to help foster community development while retaining the historic charm of the neighborhood. Further improvements such as the Montrose Metra Community Gardens, the Lawrence Avenue road diet, Claremont Plaza, and transit oriented development (TOD) have continued to shape Lincoln Square into a successful, thriving neighborhood.

Modes: “L” Train, Walking