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Chicago Park District Unveils Updates to Controversial Golf Course Plan

The proposal to merge and redesign courses at Jackson Park has drawn community criticism.

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Last week, Chicago Park District officials presented changes to the plan to merge and redesign Jackson and South Shore Parks golf courses, including adding a lake and more natural acreage. The changes stemmed from community meetings. Some community groups still criticized the plans, citing worries about preserving the park’s nature sanctuary and trees.