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Body and Soul: Parks and the Health of Great Cities. Timothy J. Mitchell Superintendent and CEO Chicago Park District. Chicago Park District. Over 7500 Acres, 500+ Parks, 250+ Facilities Chicago Park District committed to sustainability Four core values – including “Green”

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body and soul parks and the health of great cities

Body and Soul:Parks and the Health of Great Cities

Timothy J. Mitchell

Superintendent and CEO

Chicago Park District

chicago park district
Chicago Park District
  • Over 7500 Acres, 500+ Parks, 250+ Facilities
  • Chicago Park District committed to sustainability
  • Four core values – including “Green”
  • Leading by example
  • Mayor Richard M. Daley champion of environment and sustainability
sustainability examples
Sustainability Examples
  • No Mow Areas – Propane Lawnmowers
  • Fleet Emission Reductions
  • Outreach & Education
  • LEED for New Facilities
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Sustainability Examples
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Dandelion Education Campaign
  • Community Gardens in Parks
sustainability challenges
Sustainability Challenges
  • Stormwater Ordinance
    • Additional cost to projects for stormwater detention
    • Working with City Dept of Water Management to use park space around project where appropriate
  • Adding Green to Urban Design
    • City Department of Planning & Development lead agency
    • Park District developed sustainable landscaping for all public agencies in Chicago
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