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Chicago, Chicago Architectural Biennial, Filter Island (Urban Lab)

The idea here is to dam the Chicago River, tear out the locks, and allow the river to again flow into Lake Michigan, allowing nature as depicted above to cleanse the river of pollutants. Better upstream treatment might also be a component of such a plan.

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Taken on October 15, 2015