Superfund Site:

PEOPLES GAS LIGHT & COKE WILLOW ST STATION
CHICAGO, IL

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Heriberto Leon
(312) 886-6163

Remedial Project Manager
Sarah Rolfes
(312) 886-6551

Site Location

Street Address:
1701-1763 KINGSBURY, CHICAGO, IL 60614

Background

The 3.9-acre Peoples Gas Willow Street Station Former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) site is located west of the intersection of Willow and North Kingsbury streets in Chicago, Illinois. Peoples Gas Light and Coke Company (Peoples Gas) no longer owns the property. Most of the site (about 3.3 acres) is owned by GI North Property, LLC, and is used as a laydown area for steel. The rest of the site (about 0.6 acres) is part of a parcel owned by A. Finkl & Sons Company. MGPs were industrial facilities that produced gas from coal, oil and other feedstocks. The processes used ...
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