Henry George School
P O Box A3603 Chicago 60690 | (312) 450-2906

Economic Cycle tour of south loop and lakeshore

September 30, 2014

October 18, 2014 @ 2:00 pm
Meet at the Henry George School
30 East Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60603
Bob Jene
312 450 2906
Photo Credit: John Picken Photography (cc) via flickr.

Photo Credit: John Picken Photography (cc) via flickr.

Bring your own bicycle (or rent a “shared” one from Divvy) and join HGS Instructor Bob Jene for a leisurely roll thru the near south area, including Grant Park, Museum Campus, Central Station, Prairie Avenue, and South Michigan Avenue. Taxpayers spent hundreds of millions for infrastructure and amenities serving these areas, resulting in redevelopment but also higher costs for housing, commercial and even parking spaces. Bob will discuss these effects, who benefits and who pays, and how equity might be improved.

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"Man is the only animal whose desires increase as they are fed; the only animal that is never satisfied."
- Henry George