Transport: Outer Drive

Like a great prehistoric alligator the City of Chicago suns its giant body along 35 mi. of Lake Michigan's western shore. From the city's fanlike tail to the south, from its huge bulbous head to the north and from many a populous suburb is pumped centreward a seldom ceasing stream of traffic, most of which flows into Chicago's chief north & south artery, Michigan Avenue. In the heart of the city the stream congests & clots, to the extreme unhappiness of all motoring Chicagoans.

Twenty-eight years ago a group of Chicago's civic minded...

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