Whiting Lakefront Park Groundbreaking Ceremony

Whiting Mayor Joseph Stahura and Congressman Peter Visclosky are among the officials welcoming the public to the groundbreaking ceremony unveiling the Whiting Lakefront Park Redevelopment, expected to establish Whiting as a center for commerce and tourism. Driven by extensive public input and crafted by American Structurepoint, Inc., the redevelopment plan is designed to reconnect Whiting’s residents to the lakeshore, improve wildlife habitats, reduce stormwater runoff, improve water quality, active and passive recreation options. The plan also addresses additional private development opportunities, including more diverse housing options and mixed-use development along 119th Street.Monday, June 21, 201010 a.m.Whiting Lakefront Pavilion The event is free and open to the public.