May 30

CUPPA Alumni Association Tour of the Illinois International Port District

May 30, 2018

8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Join CUPPA Alumni Association for a Tour of the Illinois International Port District on Wednesday, May 30th.

The tour bus departs from CUPPA at 412 South Peoria at 8:15 A.M. and return to CUPPA by 12:30 P.M.

This tour is a unique opportunity to learn how the Port, in its 190 acres on the lakefront at 95th and 1,600 acres 6 miles south on Lake Calumet, is a landlord working with marine, rail and trucking companies, along with a massive support system, to play a vital role in the global and our local economies.

Clayton Harris III, the Port's Executive Director, will provide a short briefing upon our arrival, then accompany us as we tour the Port's facilities. Elizabeth Scott, AICP, an Associate Planner for the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning and a Project Manager of a CMAP project with the Port,  will ride the bus with us and provide a snapshot of the ongoing plans to transform the Port.

This tour fulfills 2 AICP CM Credits.

Registration is: $20 for Students ; $30 for the General public until May 18, and $35 after May 18.Reserve your spot today at: https://chicagoporttour.brownpapertickets.com/

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Date posted

May 15, 2018

Date updated

May 15, 2018