Marc Monaghan of the Hyde Park Herald covers the unanimous Landmark Commission vote while raising alarms about the City's newly funded design and construction plans at Promontory Point in "It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood for Promontory Point", March 10, 2023.
"Promontory Point repairs get $5 million boost from City as officials pledge to preserve its iconic limestone: the funding kicks off the planning and design process for the Point, which may soon be named a Chicago landmark. City and federal agencies will seek design proposals to preserve its 'historic nature' later this year" by Maxwell Evans, January 31, 2023. Block Club Chicago
"City to issue request for proposals for Promontory Point repair plan later this year". February 1, 2023. Hyde Park Herald
Press release, "USACE Chicago District, the City of Chicago, and the Chicago Park District announce the Chicago Shoreline Project kicks off new phases", issued by the Chicago District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, January 30, 2023.
Official site for the Shoreline Protection Project, including the newly funded project at Promontory Point. Promontory Point is included in Reach 4 and the last paragraph of the project page explains the City's "locally preferred plan" for demolition of the limestone revetment and new construction of a concrete revetment.
CDOT's preferred solution for Promontory Point, (Note the picture of the north side of the Point.), excerpted from the PBC presentation for the Morgan Shoal Project, May 18, 2022.
Debra Hammond is currently an officer of Promontory Point Conservancy. She has always been tall for her age