|Rendering of proposed surf pool near Montrose Beach, now cancelled|
You might remember that an outdoor surf pool was planned for a spot near Montrose Beach and included a $2M rehab of the dilapidated concession stand building. All of that is now dead on arrival after "birders" had their say.
“Every bit of green grass counts for the migratory birds that come through and need a spot to rest,” said Charlotte Newfeld, a longtime birder.
“I think it’s absolutely outrageous. Most of the people in Uptown do not own surf boards and most of them have never been anywhere near the ocean. You have to leave the lakefront free and clear,” she said.
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