Superfund Site:

PEOPLES GAS HAWTHORNE AVENUE FORMER MGP
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:
NW CORNER OF MERCEY ST AND WILLOW ST, CHICAGO, IL 60614

Background

The Hawthorne Avenue former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) Gas Storage site is located in Chicago Illinois, on the northwest corner of the intersection of Marcey and Willow Streets. The Marcey property includes about 1.6 acres of land that was formerly part of the Willow Street Station Former MGP site. Because of their common current ownership, the part of the Willow Street Station former MGP site east of the railroad is addressed as part of the Hawthorne Avenue MGP site. The Ogden Gas Company built the Hawthorne Avenue gas storage facility in 1905 for use as a manufactured gas distribution facility. ...
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