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Tobey Prinz Beach
Tobey Prinz Beach

Park District Adds Life Rings To Dangerous Rogers Park Pier After Weeks Of Controversy Over Lakefront Safety

The Chicago Park District installed two life rings at Tobey Prinz Beach Park a week after removing neighbor-installed flotation devices.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Park District Will Install Life Rings, Close Off ‘Higher-Risk’ Lakefront Areas After Public Outcry Over Drownings

Park District officials say new precautions will be in place by the next beach season.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Drowning Victim’s Mother Calls For Life Rings, Safety Measures At Chicago Beaches

Rogers Park residents have tried to take measures into their own hands, adding life rings to a local pier — but the Park District removed them.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

‘Dangerous’ Rogers Park Pier Gets New Warning Signs, But A Second Life Ring Is Removed

Following neighbor complaints, park-sanctioned signs have been installed at the base of the pier near the beach and at the lighthouse at Tobey Prinz Beach Park.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

After A 19-Year-Old Drowned Near Rogers Park Beach, A Neighbor Installed A Life Ring. The Park District Removed It

Rogers Park neighbors have been calling on the Park District to install life rings at beaches for years to no avail. "Here we are, another summer and more drowning victims."

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park