Morgan Shoal Revetment Reconstruction Community Meeting Hosted at Mandrake Park

For Immediate Release
April 24, 2024
Bryant Payne – Public Building Commission,
Director of Communications

(312) 742-0878


WHAT:The Public Building Commission of Chicago (PBC), the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT), Chicago Park District (CPD) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), will host their second ‘in-person’ community meeting for the Morgan Shoal Revetment Reconstruction project. Representatives will provide responses and updates to the input and questions from the March 21, 2024, community meeting while offering information on the project status.

WHEN: Thursday, April 25, 2024 | 5:00 – 7:00pm

WHERE: Mandrake Park | 3858 S. Cottage Grove Ave., Chicago, IL 60653

DETAILS: The Morgan Shoal Revetment Reconstruction Project is located along the Lake Michigan Shoreline between 45th and 51st Streets. The project is the latest phase of the Chicago Shoreline Protection Project, a long-term shoreline reconstruction project undertaken by the CDOT, CPD, and the USACE. In conjunction with its partners, the PBC is managing the development of planning, design, procurement, and construction of the project.

“In addition to the team listening and responding to verbal questions, the intent of the previous community meetings was to receive input and discuss project status, including the team’s planning and design efforts,” Ray Giderof, PBC’s Acting Executive Director said. “The intent of this meeting will be to provide an update regarding that community input and those questions.”

Resident interested in attending the event can pre-register by visiting

About the PBC: The Public Building Commission of Chicago manages construction and renovation projects for the City of Chicago and its sister agencies.  Additional information about the PBC and its projects can be found at You can also follow the Public Building Commission of Chicago on TwitterFacebook, and LinkedIn.