DPD's Sustainable Development Division is responsible for creating and expanding public open space systems and developing policies and programs to advance the sustainability of the City's buildings, businesses and urban form. Long-term initiatives include waterfront access improvements, the expansion of natural habitats, improvements to the environmental performance of development sites, and the promotion of urban agriculture and other aspects of the local food system.
|Sep 10, 2014||Five Open Space Projects Approved for South and North Sides|
|Sep 10, 2014||Financial Measures Would Support Two School Improvement Projects|
|Sep 10, 2014||Mayor Emanuel Proposes Land Swap for Unused Rail Line|
|Jul 30, 2014||Park Improvement, Community Garden Approved for West and South Sides|
|Jul 1, 2014||Application Period Opens for $1 Lots in East Garfield Park|
Open Space and Sustainability Plans