Theater, music early focal points of plan to revitalize Lincoln Avenue

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Early plans to develop a coherent plan for Lincoln Avenue are focusing on the area's theaters and music venues, as with this proposal for a performance space at Julia Porter Park at Lincoln and Halsted. (Lakota Group / via DNAinfo)

LINCOLN PARK — Chicago may soon have a Lincoln Park “Cultural Mile” to go with its “Magnificent Mile” Downtown.

While still in the early community engagement stages, a plan to develop and revitalize Lincoln Avenue between Webster Avenue and Diversey Parkway is focusing on the area’s theaters and music venues.

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The area surrounding the Lincoln Avenue corridor includes 15 stages with almost 3,000 seats, said Kevin Clark, director of design at the Lakota Group, which is consulting on the plan.

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