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Aldermen to Discuss TIF Financing for New Football, Soccer Field

$2M facility would be used by students at Lindblom Math & Science Academy High School

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Aldermen to Discuss $2M TIF Financing Project

City of Chicago

The new track and artificial turf installment at Ridge Park

Chicago alderman on Wednesday morning are expected to discuss the construction of a combination soccer and football field at Lindblom Park in the city's West Englewood neighborhood.

The $2 million project would be used by students at Lindblom Math & Science Academy High School and by nearby residents and would replace two existing baseball fields at the end of the 17-acre park.

"It is my mission to ensure that the new addition will be a staple in the West Englewood community and will serve as a recreation hub for residents and students of Lindblom Math & Science Academy," Mayor Rahm Emanuel said in a statement.

A similar track and artificial turf installment was recently done at Ridge Park.

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