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GLRPPR Sector Resource: The Greening of Chicago

The Greening of Chicago

This article from the Illinois Department of Natural Resource’s “Outdoor Illinois” magazine describes landscaping projects in the city of Chicago, including green rooftops, planters and other projects, designed to reduce the urban heat island effect, help cleanse the air of pollutants and increase quality of life for residents. (PDF Format; Length: 3 pages)


Illinois Department of Natural Resources

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February 2004

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