A Blog for the 1960's Classes of Morgan Park High School (EMPEHI) in Chicago
Jul 30, 2022
River North July 2022
I worked at Marina City for the Chicago RTA (Regional Transportation Authority) 1980-82. The area immediately north of it was pretty dead, although you could see it had great potential. Now it is filled with new high rise housing, and with huge numbers of restaurants. Part of Clark Street is closed off to traffic with the restaurants into the street. The area is vibrant
The area along State Street is marginal, but likely headed for substantial urban redevelopment.