Developing a Long-Range Plan for An Important Waterfront Site

Challenge

The City of East Chicago, Indiana needed to make long-range planning upgrades to waterfront near and in Jerose Beach Park along Lake Michigan.

Solution

A multi-faceted waterfront study guided nearly $40 million in strategic waterfront funds to help redevelop the community.

Features

  • Industry and Infrastructure
  • Framework Plan
  • Gateway Corridors Plan
  • Lakefront Sub-Area Plan
  • Economic Development
  • Improved Lakefront Access
  • Land-based Enhancements to Jerose Park
  • Enhanced Wayfinding signage
  • Upgraded amenities
  • Environmentally sensitive site design and drainage and best management practices

Project Name
Waterfront Revitalization Initiative

Location
East Chicago, Indiana

Client
City of East Chicago