North Point Marina — A Case Study

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by George A. Braam, Kudrna & Associates Ltd, Westmont, United States,
William A. Jansen, Kudrna & Associates Ltd, Westmont, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: World Marina '91:

Abstract: North Point Marina is a full service, 1493 boat marina constructed by the State of Illinois on the shoreline of Lake Michigan to serve boaters from northeastern Illinois. Because of its size and amenities and its location in a natural environment, North Point stands out as a unique facility. This paper discusses the seven year planning, design and construction sequence and the current operations of this world class marina.

Subject Headings: Case studies | Ports and harbors | Construction management | Small craft | Shoreline | Lakes | Water-based recreation | Inland waterways | North America | United States | Illinois | Michigan | Lake Michigan

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