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New Meetup: Riverside

From: Joe S.
Sent on: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 3:53 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Windy City Explorers!

What: Riverside

When: Saturday, June 19,[masked]:00 AM

Where:
Riverside Metra Station
90 Bloomingbank Rd
Riverside, IL 60546

Joe Steffen will lead a 3 hour, 4.6 mile walk through a suburb designed by the landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, who designed New York's Central Park. We will walk past houses designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, William Le Baron Jenny, and other well-known architects, following this route: http://www.walkjogrun.net/routes/current_route.cfm?rid=9DAED72D-A4E2-9491-6426F530AB5B8375
Note: This walk starts at 11 AM, not the usual 10 AM, to match the Metra schedule.

Directions: Metra: Take the Metra BNSF Line to Riverside: http://metrarail.com/content/metra/en/home/maps_schedules/metra_system_map/bnsf/map.html
Driving: Take the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) to the Harlem exit off of the left expressway lane. Go south about 3 miles to Burlington St. which is just before the railroad tracks. Turn west and go about ? mile to Longcommon Rd. Go south one block to the Riverside train station. Important: One lane is closed on the Eisenhower Expressway for construction, so allow an extra 30 minutes to get to Riverside.
If you arrive after we have departed, call Joe's cell phone[masked] to find out where we are.

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/windycityexplorers/calendar/12116429/

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