Superfund Site:

PEOPLES GAS HOUGH PLACE STATION FORMER MGP
CHICAGO, IL

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Heriberto Leon
(312) 886-6163

Remedial Project Manager
WILLIAM RYAN
(312) 353-4374

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Site Location

Street Address:
2500 S CORBETT STREET, CHICAGO, IL 60608

Background

The Hough Place Station site is a former manufactured gas plant (MGP) located at 2500 S. Corbett Street in Chicago, Illinois. The approximately 4.5-acre site is bounded on the north by the South Branch of the Chicago River, on the south by railroad property, and on the east by a paper storage and distribution facility. The former MGP site and the adjacent property to the west are currently vacant, but were previously occupied by a sailboat storage, sales, and repair facility (Crowley’s Yacht Yard). The land immediately adjacent to the former MGP site was created by filling in two former ...
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