North Chicago aims to open beach closed since the 1930s by July
NORTH CHICAGO - After being closed for decades, a beach in North Chicago is getting new life.
The city announced it will break ground Wednesday morning on a beach at Foss Park along Lake Michigan.
North Chicago has been working for 20 years to reopen the beach, which was closed in the 1930s.
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The beach will be 200 feet long and have 200 feet of sand leading to the beach.
Officials hope to have it open by the Fourth of July.