Street/Alley Resurfacing and Sidewalk Repairs
What percentage of the total budget should go toward street/alley resurfacing and sidewalk repairs? (Select one box) The average cost for the first five blocks of resurfaced streets is $42,000 per block. Due to federal requirements for accessibility ramps, the average cost for any street resurfaced after the first five blocks is $70,500 per block. The average estimated cost for the first alley resurfaced is $31,500. The estimated cost for subsequent alleys is $49,500. The estimated cost for a new alley apron (the area located at the mouth of the alley, between the sidewalk and the street) is estimated at $10,000. The average cost to replace a block of sidewalks is $75,000.
Improvements at Dubkin, Paschen and Loyola Parks
Install a concrete entryway at Dubkin Park (located on Ashland between Fargo and Birchwood) to improve access for people with strollers or mobility impairments ($10,000). Install a 15-foot fence around Paschen Park basketball hoops (Lunt and Damen) to improve safety and protect property ($15,000). Install two chess tables in Loyola Park ($10,000).
Estimated Cost: $35,000
Mural and Mosaic Projects
Paint a mural ($30,000) on the CTA enbankment wall of Dubkin Park (7430 N. Ashland). Install a mosaic mural ($60,000) on the Howard Street window bays and the entrance wall of the Willye White Fieldhouse, 1610 W. Howard (subject to approval by Chicago Park District ).
Estimated Cost: $90,000