Chicago in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Honorable Joanne H. Alter
An ardent environmentalist, Commissioner Alter worked to beautify the District’s land holdings and water reclamation plants with flowers and native grasses. This spot, on the river she treasures, in the city she loves, is dedicated to Commissioner Joanne H. Alter by her grateful colleagues on the Board of Commissioners in the year 2005.
Board of Commissioners
Location. 41° 53.282′ N, 87° 37.055′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker can be reached from Chicago Riverwalk. Click for map. This markers is located on the Chicago Riverwalk trail next to the Chicago River. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Chicago River Walk, Chicago IL 60611, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monument of the Millennium (approx. ¼ mile away); Jean-Baptiste Pointe DuSable (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Discoverers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Regeneration (approx. 0.3 miles away); Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette (approx. 0.3 miles away); 333 North Michigan Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jack Brickhouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Catherine and Jean-Baptiste Point du Sable (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chicago.
Categories. • Environment •
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