Experience Chicago's newest segment of Riverwalk between Michigan Avenue and Lake Shore Drive (http://www.architecture.org/news/chicagos-playscapes/whats-new-on-the-riverwalk/) on a short walking tour led by the City's project manager and local architecture firm Muller & Muller (M2).
We will enjoy drinks and food outside along the Riverwalk at the Northman immediately following the tour.
Comfortable clothing and shoes are suggested for this outdoor tour.
Michelle Woods has more than twenty-five years of experience in municipal government working for the City of Chicago. Currently she is a project manager for the Department of Fleet and Facility Management where she is working on the development of the Chicago Riverwalk as a viable City asset. The Chicago Riverwalk is 1.25 mile long pedestrian trail on the Main Branch of the Chicago River which provides uninterrupted access to the natural resource in the heart of downtown Chicago from Lake Street to the Lake front.
Previously, Michelle worked for the Department of Transportation's Division of Engineering where she worked on the design and construction of infrastructure projects. She oversaw more than $600 million of design and construction of public infrastructure including North-South Wacker Drive Reconstruction project, Solidarity Drive underpass for the Lake Front Trail, the Chicago Riverwalk and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial dedicated on Veterans Day 2005.
Michelle is a graduate of DePaul University where she received a degree is Urban Studies and French.
Kaitlin Streyle is a Project Manager at Muller 2 Architects. She managed the development of the current Riverwalk East masterplan in 2018, as well as the final design of portions of the plan including the new pathway work and civic marketplace.
She has been involved with a variety of public projects across the city of Chicago, including the stations portion of the upcoming Red and Purple Line reconstruction on the north side and as well as accessibility upgrades at Chicago Park District fieldhouses across the city.
Brad McCauley is the Managing Principal at site, who specializes in construction detailing and contract documentation. Through Brad’s extensive knowledge in transforming design into buildable projects, he has helped facilitate numerous award-winning public spaces, including the recently completed Riverwalk East, Ping Tom Memorial Park North Shoreline, Boathouse, and Fieldhouse, C.H. Robinson Headquarters, Argyle Shared Street, and Mary Bartelme Park. Brad is actively involved in a number of professional and service organizations, including serving as the Trustee of the American Society of Landscape Architects Illinois Chapter and a member of the Stewardship Council of The Cultural Landscape Foundation. A licensed landscape architect, Brad has also received Construction Document Technology certification from the Construction Specification Institute.