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Old Posted Jan 18, 2019, 11:09 PM
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Originally Posted by sentinel View Post
I've said it before, but thriving suburbs are critical to Chicago's future, just as much as a thriving downtown is. A bustling city core need not eschew it's outlier areas, because those outlier areas help pump a lot of money into said city core. The question becomes how best to enhance the suburbs so that they are better connected to the City (and not solely the downtown area), while simultaneously making them denser, more sustainable, more walkable, more affordable, and more contemporary.
Well, sure. But the Meacham Road area in Schaumburg is not the place for strong connections to the city core, unless you're talking about tollway access. That area isn't even really set up to access the new Pace routes on the tollway.

Something like this outside Dallas is probably the best case scenario.
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