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 Chicago Pedway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Chicago Pedway, covering over 40 blocks of downtown Chicago, Illinois, helps pedestrians traverse this area city during inclement weather.
Construction on the Pedway began in 1951 and it has continued since then, especially after expansion of it was included in the Chicago 21 Plan, introduced in 1973.
Points of entry and exit for the Pedway include:
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chicago_Pedway   (120 words)

  
 Feather Filtration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Chicago- When farmland gave way to the emerging field of commercial aviation in the mid- 1920s on Chicago’s southwest side, the city got its fist airport, Midway.
The Pedway, which was designed by Harry Weese and Associates, spans 1,200-ft (366 m).
Their purpose was to allow natural airflow through the Pedway and to filter out adverse elements such as dust, dirt, leaves, snow and rain.
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 B12 Partners Solipsism: Underground passageways
I am not counting downtown's pedway tunnels, a style-challenged nether-world that is often difficult to navigate.
Chicago's pedway system can be astonishingly convenient -- and astonishingly confusing.
Maps of the pedway will be placed at about two dozen locations, along with three-fold paper maps of the pedway that people can take with them.
www.b12partners.net /mt/archives/2006/02/underground_passageways.html   (1654 words)

  
 Gapers Block : Detour : Subterranean City: A Tour of Chicago's Pedway (Part 1)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Development of the Pedway began in 1951 when the city built the one-block tunnels between State and Dearborn connecting the Red and Blue Line CTA stations at both the Washington and Jackson stops.
Pedway novices need to have a sense of adventure and a little patience to be able to navigate this tangled web of tunnels, corridors, staircases and revolving doors.
As you enter the Thompson Center from the Pedway, a full-service Secretary of State facility is immediately to your left, and it is crowded as usual.
www.gapersblock.com /detour/subterranean_city_a_tour_of_chicagos_pedway_part_1   (2012 words)

  
 Chicago Pedway: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Open 24 hours a day and covering over 40 blocks downtown the Chicago Pedway helps Chicagoans[For more, click on this link] traverse their city during inclement weather.
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 How to Get Around Chicago on a Budget | eHow.com
Chicago offers plenty of transportation options for visitors and residents ' getting around the Windy City on the cheap is easier than you might think.
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) is the nation's second-largest public transit system and offers routes that cover Chicago and 38 suburbs, as well as direct rapid transit routes to O'Hare and Midway airports.
Chicago's Pedway is a system of walkways and skywalks that links together much of the city's central business and tourism district.
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 Gapers Block : Detour : Subterranean City: A Tour of Chicago's Pedway (Part Two)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Although Pedway access is available on the Madison side of the station, you will have to walk several blocks out of your way through the Pedway, passing through Three First National Plaza and the Daley Center to get to the north side of station.
Under Marshall Field's, the Pedway is wide, well-lit and built with glass walls on both sides which are mostly covered with the familiar green and gold logo of the department store.
Jake Lingle, a reporter for the Chicago Tribune, was shot to death on this stairway on June 9, 1930 by associates of Al Capone.
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 Chicago Architecture Blog - News and information about life and development in Chicago.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Chicago Architecture Blog - News and information about life and development in Chicago.
It was closed during the construction of The Heritage at Millennium Park.
The Pedway reopened recently, and it is time we again focus on the 35-year-old planned commitment by the City of Chicago to extend the Pedway to the Concourse Level of every building in our New Eastside Community.
www.chicagoarchitecture.info /CABlog/Article/1104073378.php   (243 words)

  
 Chicagoist: Pedway Spectacular
The pedway is great with the exception of two things Closing for Block 37 and the homeless that sleep near the Macy's pedway over night and go number 1 and 2 in the corners.
The Monroe Street Garage part of the "pedway" is not really part of the overall pedway--it just links the garage under Bicentennial Park to the Blue Cross building.
Try walking the streets in Chicago, Toronto, or Minneapolis one night after work in the dead of winter during a snowstorm.
chicagoist.com /2006/08/25/pedway_spectacular.php   (474 words)

  
 That Rabbit Girl
Part two of Subterranean City: A Tour of Chicago's Pedway is now up at Gapers' Block -- with more of my incidental photography.
One of the things that began to fascinate me about the Pedway was not just the Pedway itself but the mechanisms going on behind the scenes that keep all these places running.
I didn't talk much about entrances in the second half of the article because there were so many that pointing them all out would have been tedious and repetitive.
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Chicago is the 3rd largest city after New York and Los Angeles and has a population of nearly 3 million.
It is served by O'Hare International Airport and Midway Airport and has the marvellous Chicago Pedway which covers 40 blocks and is ideal for getting around the central part of the city when the weather's bad.
Chicago Historical Society, 1601 N. Clark St City Gallery at the Historic Water Tower, 806 N. Michigan Ave.
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Chicago's is TARP -- a extensive system built deep under the city to hold overflow until it can be treated.
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 Chicago Pedway Map - Chicago RU   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
… A map of the Chicago Pedway from a Chicago Department of Transportation publication.
Chicago's Pedway is a system of … Follow the posted maps, or get a map from a tourist information center.
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 Walk Chicago Tours
Left with a clean slate for the rebuilding of the "second Chicago", young architects flocked to the area looking for work and a free hand at revolutionary new designs.
The walk will take you to the doorsteps and through the lobbies of more than twenty buildings until you are finally escorted below into the Chicago Pedway System, a subterranean "city unto itself" with nearly three miles of underground passageways that meander under the very giants you met at street level.
Your Pedway stroll will find you surfacing back at your point of origin, having heard the stories of the city's towering landmarks.
www.walkchicagotours.com /tours/loop.html   (237 words)

  
 190 North
This underground tunnel system was built over a 40-year period and helps walkers traverse the city without fighting traffic...or rain and snow.
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 Home of Chicago Pedway guide
Not only do we aim at connecting the public to their Pedway, but On Media also provides comprehensive advertising coverage in Chicago’s unique walkway transportation system.
The Pedway also connects over 200 businesses and retailers including restaurants, salons, fitness centers, florists, and specialty shops.
Our advertising opportunities allow businesses connected to the Pedway to market their services and reach consumers other than their current client base.
www.pedwayguide.com   (191 words)

  
 Chicago and Illinois Maps Online
A map of the Chicago Pedway from a Chicago Department of Transportation publication.
The citywide Chicago Bicycling Map, also from the Chicago DOT.
Chicago Transit Authority system maps show you how to get there on public.
users.rcn.com /clonk/maps.html   (418 words)

  
 MyFox Chicago | Pedway Allows People to Get Around Loop, Stay Warm
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 Middle East Open Encyclopedia: Chicago Pedway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
This is an extract from The Middle East Open Encyclopedia, made possible through the Wikimedia Foundation.
Iraq Museum International always displays the most recent published revision of the source article, Chicago Pedway; all previous versions may be viewed here.
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Chicago pedway map added and several links corrected on the Chicago Maps page, 7/24/01.
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Although not very "mini", this map includes topographic contours (who says Chicago is flat?).
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 CAF Tours   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Parks and Blvds by Bus: Grant and the South Parks
Due to construction along the route the Pedway tour will be on hiatus in 2006-07.
Metra ticket counter in the lobby of Randolph Street Metra Station (below ground)
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