Timeline

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November 2018-Dog Friendly Area is approved by City Council 
 

September 2018-McKinley Dog Park Committee transitions to McKinley Dog Park Advisory Council and changes to fiscal sponsorship with Chicago Parks Foundation 
 

September 2017- Received preliminary park design from the City of Chicago
 

April 2017-Official fundraising efforts begin.
 

September 2016-Pershing and Western location is approved by CPD
 

March 2015-Objection to application rejection is submitted (includes letter of support from alderman and unofficial petition signatures)
 

February 2015-Second Application for DFA is submitted (Damen & Pershing) 
 

November 2014-Location proposal is rejected by CPD due to over-utilization (Damen & Pershing)    
 

October 2014-Initial Application for DFA is submitted (Damen & Pershing)    
 

September 2014-McKinley Dog Park Committee becomes sub-committee of McKinley Park Advisory Council    
 

August 2014-McKinley Dog Park Committee is formed