How Public are Chicago’s Parks?

How Public are Chicago’s Parks?
Photo by Heather Phillips
How Public are Chicago’s Parks?
Photo by Heather Phillips

How Public are Chicago’s Parks?

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These are lean days for government in the Chicago area. The Chicago Park District is one of many agencies crying poor. But officials there are still finding ways to build new projects. And more and more, the money for those projects is coming from private sources. But for some Chicagoans, one venture between a public park and a private school is going too far. Chicago Public Radio’s Gabriel Spitzer reports.