Chicago has issued a $44,377,949 building permit to construct an indoor track and field structure at Gatley Park in the Pullman neighbourhood.
The facility is designed to host national competitions and feature a 200-meter hydraulically banked track with six lanes, a warm-up area, separate sprint lanes, a throwing cage, long jump and high jump space and seating for 3,500 people. In addition to the track components, the new facility will house “After School Matters” which offers Chicago teens innovative out-of-school activities. Program spaces include dance studios, a teaching kitchen, basketball/volleyball courts, laboratories, and multi-purpose rooms.
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