Connecting downtown Chicago by building an oasis on the river; the reinvented Riverwalk will be the next great Chicago attraction and a world-class neighborhood asset



with the City to ensure attractiveness to the private sector

Develop Guidelines

principles, and key recommendations to ensure a world-class public space

The Riverwalk will invigorate and enhance the surrounding urbanscape by providing dynamic new commercial space and an uninterrupted route from Lake Street to Lake Michigan for pedestrians and cyclists.

The project leverages $98 million in Federal TIFIA loan funds for infrastructure.



Successful charette with key stakeholders

Developed Riverwalk guiding principles

2016 operation concessions out for RFP

WBC, DCASE, 2FM and CDOT partnering to define strategic project direction

Successful 2015 operations with high revenues

Collaborated with OpportunitySpace to build website, ChicagoRiverWalk.us.


Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events | Chicago Department of Transportation | City of Chicago | Fleet and Facility Management (2FM) |
Hunden Strategic Partners

Strategic Alignment

Invest to Create the Next Generation

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