Ever since the Marquette Plan was implemented in 2005, the mayors of lakefront communities have supported its mission of reclaiming the Lake Michigan shoreline for public use, just as Chicago has done.
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, one of the major forces behind the Marquette Plan for the lakefront, said he applauds Gary's efforts to change the plan.
Buffington Harbor should be used by industries, not as a recreational area, Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson told a regional planning commission on Thursday.
"Make no little plans, for they fail to stir the hearts of men — Make big plans, aim high in hope and work," said Daniel Burnham, famous architect and urban planner responsible for creating master plans for Chicago and Washington, D.C.
The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority was launched in 2005 with all the buzz and excitement of an Internet IPO. Region leaders were tripping over each other to roundly praise what they called "the best opportunity since steel" came to the region. Today, lawmakers' verdicts on …
Six years ago, unprecedented politicking by Northwest Indiana's congressman, Indiana's governor, state legislators and even former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley produced the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority.
WHITING | Improvement of the city's Lake Michigan shoreline entered a new phase on Monday with the completion of needed infrastructure upgrades at Lakefront Park.
Just when you start to wonder about officeholders in your political party, along comes a star who is effective and worthy of his city's pride. That man is Joe Stahura, the mayor of Whiting, the Little City by the Lake.
SCHERERVILLE | Whiting Mayor Joe Stahura will speak about the Marquette Plan at the next Lake County Advancement Committee meeting, scheduled at noon April 15 at Teibel's Family Restaurant, 1775 U.S. 41, Schererville.
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