Studio Gang Breaks Ground on Ecologically Diverse Urban Mecca

Courtesy of Studio Gang Architects

For the past several years the Park District and the City of have been working on appropriate uses for Northerly Island, a 91-acre man-made peninsula in , Illinois. The lakefront site branches off from Museum Campus, a section along Lake Michigan that is home to the Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, and Adler Planetarium. Serving as an expansion to these cultural programs, Studio Gang Architects, in collaboration with SmithGroupJJR, have created an innovative design that integrates educational, cultural, social, and recreational activities into Northerly Island.

Read more about Northerly Island’s future after the break!