The most striking remnants of the area’s industrial activity are the enormous ore walls that still exist within the park, running perpendicular to the lake and looming like ancient geologic monuments. Between the walls are deep green corridors, dense ecosystems of trees, plants, and boulders, birds diving in and out of sight.
So how do I subvert these skills and aesthetics to really genuinely open up my space to people who live near me, to people who live beyond me? That was the intentional thing about wanting to make sure that everyone who was or is in residence is also a native Chicagoan. Just to be like, OK, that is one thing covered.