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Lincoln Park Wall - For City Limits RP community

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  1. 1. City Limits <ul><ul><li>Containment Boundary of Lincoln Park </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Urgency of Construction <ul><li>An all out effort to keep the creatures and the deformed inside the Lincoln Park District. </li></ul><ul><li>Disorganized barricades were constructed by civilians, using sand bags, automobiles, and whatever was around at first. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Quick Walls <ul><li>Someone came up with the idea of using shipping containers for temporary walls </li></ul>
  4. 4. Shipping Container Wall <ul><li>Shipping Containers could be brought in very quickly and put in place to block streets. </li></ul><ul><li>They can be removed easy enough when the permanent wall was put in place. </li></ul>
  5. 5. HESCO Sandbag Walls <ul><li>The military reinforced the temporary barriers with proven HESCO Walls. Barriers used during the Iraq war to protect important areas. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Containment Wall Line <ul><li>Streets had to support the wall and construction effort </li></ul><ul><li>Street had to be wide enough to allow a patrol corridor on the outside </li></ul><ul><li>Block access to waterways (Chicago River – North Branch and Lake Michigan)‏ </li></ul>
  7. 7. Protect Waterways <ul><li>Creatures could used them to escape. </li></ul><ul><li>In the winter Lake Michigan and Chicago River freeze over. </li></ul><ul><li>Chicago River vital for flood control. </li></ul><ul><li>Diversey Harbor Lagoon drains into Lake Michigan </li></ul>
  8. 8. North Lake Shore Drive <ul><li>8 lane express highway that runs north-south along Lake Michigan. Hwy 41 </li></ul><ul><li>Wide enough to support a permanent wall, secondary barrier. </li></ul><ul><li>Under Military Control from North Avenue to Belmont Avenue </li></ul><ul><li>That portion of highway is used for military and emergency vehicles, i.e. Fire, Police, Ambulance </li></ul>
  9. 9. Lake Shore Military Zone <ul><li>Set up to deny access to Lake Michigan </li></ul><ul><li>Main Wall turns south from Diversey along Cannon Drive to block access to Diversey Harbor Lagoon. </li></ul><ul><li>Cannon Drive Wall merges with Lake Shore Wall. </li></ul><ul><li>Area between the two walls is a Military Zone </li></ul>
  10. 10. Fullerton Gate <ul><li>Fortified Access Gate to the contained Lincoln Park Zone </li></ul><ul><li>Unmanned vehicles are sent occasionally inside. </li></ul><ul><li>Part of the Lake Shore Military Zone </li></ul>
  11. 11. La Salle Dr and North Ave <ul><li>4 lane street able to support wall </li></ul><ul><li>Southern Boundary </li></ul><ul><li>Military Control Point for access to Lake Shore Drive </li></ul>
  12. 12. North Avenue Wall <ul><li>4 lane Street </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional Boundary for Lincoln Park </li></ul><ul><li>Wall extends to Clybourn Ave </li></ul>
  13. 13. Clybourne Avenue Wall <ul><li>4 lane street </li></ul><ul><li>Runs Northwest-Southwest </li></ul><ul><li>Denies access to Chicago River from Lincoln Park District </li></ul>
  14. 14. Diversey Parkway Wall <ul><li>Extra Wide two lane street </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional Boundary of Lincoln Park </li></ul><ul><li>Run East-West, from Clybourn to Cannon Drive </li></ul>
  15. 15. Cannon Drive Wall <ul><li>Main Road that runs along the West side of Diversey Harbor Lagoon </li></ul><ul><li>Denies access to Lake Michigan </li></ul><ul><li>Western Wall of the Lake Shore Military Zone </li></ul>
  16. 16. Summary <ul><li>These walls are located along streets that could have been easily supported by the construction effort and patrols. </li></ul><ul><li>A complete containment barrier. </li></ul><ul><li>Provides security to the City of Chicago against the creatures inside. </li></ul>