Gloria Colom

Gloria Colom

Chicago, IL, US


Gateway Beaches

Chicago’s northern boundary with Evanston has coastline that is currently unaccessible due to riprap revetments guarding the coast and a steep incline where there are beaches. This design proposes to create a continuity between both municipalities through a series of gardens, beaches and structures open to the general population. The riprap stone is retained and used for the molding beach and areas are delegated for native flora restoration.

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Status: School Project
Location: Chicago, IL, US