After years-long renovation, Perseverance Park earns its name (Editorial)

It’s taken six years of perseverance, but Perseverance Park is finally done, we happily note.

The public plaza in front of One Lincoln Center is now crisscrossed with concrete seating in abstract shapes, curved and tinted concrete underfoot, and mature trees and grassy plantings to soften all those hard edges.

It’s not as ambitious as the original vision for the spot — but it’s neat, inviting and, most importantly, finished.

Perseverance Park, running along South Salina Street between Fayette and Washington Streets, was the site of the Occupy Wall Street encampment in 2011. In 2012, it became a blank canvas in the heart of downtown when the Centro bus hub moved to its new location down the street.

In 2014, the Downtown Committee commissioned an art installation called “Flowscape” — a blue and white design painted on the ground — to spark public conversation about the future of the space.

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123 Remodeling Earns Better Business Bureau Accreditation

Chicago, IL, United States – Becoming an Accredited Business with the Better Business Bureau is an honor not accorded to all businesses; because not all companies meet eligibility standards. 123 Remodeling is pleased to announce today that it has met all BBB standards and is now an Accredited Business.

“Accreditation in the BBB is by invitation only,” says Steve J. Bernas, president & CEO of the Better Business Bureau serving Chicago and Northern Illinois. “And only those businesses that meet our high standards and pass the review process are approved by our Board of Directors.”

As with all businesses that are Accredited by the BBB, 123 Remodeling has committed to the BBB Code of Business Practices.  The Code is a comprehensive set of policies, procedures, and best practices for treating consumers. These standards call for building trust, embodying integrity, advertising honestly, and being truthful. Bernas adds, “To maintain their Accreditation

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123 Remodeling Earns Better Business Bureau Accreditation – Press Release

Chicago, IL, United States – Becoming an Accredited Business with the Better Business Bureau is an honor not accorded to all businesses; because not all companies meet eligibility standards. 123 Remodeling is pleased to announce today that it has met all BBB standards and is now an Accredited Business.

“Accreditation in the BBB is by invitation only,” says Steve J. Bernas, president & CEO of the Better Business Bureau serving Chicago and Northern Illinois. “And only those businesses that meet our high standards and pass the review process are approved by our Board of Directors.”

As with all businesses that are Accredited by the BBB, 123 Remodeling has committed to the BBB Code of Business Practices.  The Code is a comprehensive set of policies, procedures, and best practices for treating consumers. These standards call for building trust, embodying integrity, advertising honestly, and being truthful. Bernas adds, “To maintain their Accreditation

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