PBC to Host Morgan Shoal Revetment Reconstruction Community Meeting

For Immediate Release
February 8, 2024
Bryant Payne – Public Building Commission,
Director of Communications

(312) 742-0878


WHAT: The Public Building Commission of Chicago (PBC), and its partners, the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT), Chicago Park District (CPD)and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), will host an in-person community meeting to provide an update regarding the Morgan Shoal Revetment Reconstruction project. The event aims to enhance understanding of project status, including planning and design efforts.

WHEN: Thursday, February 22, 2024 | 5:30 – 6:30pm

WHERE: Kennicott Park | 4434 S. Lake Park, 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 Morgan Shoal Revetment Reconstruction Project.

“We are committed to honoring the historical significance, beauty and function of Chicago’s shoreline, through meticulous reconstruction, ensuring its preservation for generations to come,” Ray Giderof, PBC’s Acting Executive Director said. “This community meeting is essential for fostering transparency, collaboration and inclusivity in decision-making process, ensuring that diverse voices are heard and valued in shaping the future of our neighborhoods.”

Resident interested in attending the event can pre-register by visiting tinyurl.com/MSRCM2024

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 www.pbcchicago.com. You can also follow the Public Building Commission of Chicago on TwitterFacebook, and LinkedIn.