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Saturday, August 19

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The City, Army Corps of Engineers and architect Jeanne Gang announced plans yesterday to redevelop Northerly Island into a diverse marshland habitat with a pond and areas for camping. "To me it's like a picture of what the city was like before the city was built," said Gang ...except on a man-made peninsula that was built in 1925.

 
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