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GLRPPR Sector Resource: The Greening of Chicago

Title:
The Greening of Chicago

Abstract:
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)

URL:
http://www.wmrc.uiuc.edu/main_sections/info_services/library_docs/other_pubs/GreeningChicago.pdf

Source:
Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Resource Type:
Article/report

Date of Publication:
February 2004

Associated Sectors:

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