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Friends of the Parks rolls against Lucas museum site

Friends of the Parks rolls against Lucas museum site

Cassandra Francis' goal is to convince anyone who will listen that the proposed site of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is not a done deal. The group Francis leads, Friends of the Parks, is organizing a petition drive and letter-writing campaign opposing plans for the museum to cover two parking lots south of Soldier Field. On Wednesday evening, for the second time, she took anyone interested in hearing her pitch on a trolley tour of the planned site and nearby locations the group prefers: vacant land once home to Michael Reese Hospital and the McCormick Place marshaling yard, where semitrucks hauling exhibition equipment park to wait out conventions. Coke, Miller Lite and...

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