Sustainable Development

Images reflecting department Sustainable Development initiatives: farmers' markets, open space near schools, riverfront parks and public gardens

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.

 Facts

 Additional Information

NeighborSpace Homepage

Chicago Park District

Illinois Fresh Taste Initiative

Chicago Climate Action Plan

Friends of the Bloomingdale Trail

 

See Also:

Chicago Cultural Plan

 Additional Information

 

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Sustainable Development Division
Department of Planning and Development
121 N. La Salle St. #905
Chicago, IL 60602
312.744.0605

 

Openlands

U.S.Green Building Council

The Trust for Public Land

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities