Gary/ International Airport & Surrounding Land Master Plan Visioning Charrette
In response to a special invitation from Gary, Indiana, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson (Former), the CCAC conducted a planning charrette to study the potential expansion of the Gary/Chicago International Airport. Charrette breakout groups focused on topics including airport development, surrounding land development, transportation and infrastructure sustainability and environmental justice, and local hiring/workforce development.
The project objectives included:
Bringing together local and regional public officials, businesses, educators, real estate professionals, community leaders, and representatives to craft a vision of development in and around the Gary/Chicago International Airport
Generating findings to inform more in depth follow-on studies such as a master plan for the area
The following work product highlights the charrette breakout groups' findings and recommendations for Airport Development, Surrounding Land Development, Transportation and Infrastructure, Sustainability & Environmental Justice, Local Hiring/Workforce Development. View the full presentation below to learn more.