Opponents of industrial redevelopment of Calumet Country Club hoped the Forest Preserves might be persuaded to purchase the land, but a preserves official said it doesn't meet the criteria to be a high priority acquisition. (Chronicle file photo)
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Forest Preserves District: Calumet Country Club not currently an acquisition priority

When Diversified Partners of Arizona first proposed replacing Calumet Country Club golf course with a warehousing facility in 2019, opponents of the development turned to the Forest Preserve District of Cook County in hopes the agency would acquire the property and develop it as greenspace.

Carl Vogel, FPDCC director of communications, said preserves officials took a look at the property but did not opt to pursue acquisition.

Opponents of industrial redevelopment of Calumet Country Club hoped the Forest Preserves might be persuaded to purchase the land, but a preserves official said it doesn't meet the . . .

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