The Honorable Joanne H. Alter

The Honorable Joanne H. Alter (HMW3T)

Location: Chicago, IL 60601 Cook County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 53.282', W 87° 37.055'

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Joanne H. Alter was elected Commissioner of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, and served with distinction from 1972 until 1990. Commissioner Alter's vision for improvement in the Chicago River led to the revitalization of the entire river system. She, Commissioner Gloria Alitto Majewski and a Centennial Committee helped organize the District's Centennial Anniversary Celebration, which included the creation of the Centennial Fountain on the north bank of the Chicago River at McClurg Court. The fountain was completed in 1989 to mark the one hundred years of the District protecting the water environment.
An ardent environmentalist, Commissioner Alter worked to beautify the District's land holdings and water reclamation plants with flowers and native grasses. This spot, on the river she treasures, in the city she loves, is dedicated to Commissioner Joanne H. Alter by her grateful colleagues on the Board of Commissioners in the year 2005.
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
Board of Commissioners
Terrance J. O'Brien, President; Kathleen Terese Meany, Vice President; Gloria Allito Majewski, Chairman of Finance; Frank Avila; James C. Harris, Barbara J. McGowan; Cynthia M. Santos; Patricia Young; Harry "Bus" Yourell
HM NumberHMW3T
Year Placed2005
Placed ByMetropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 10:42pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 448763 N 4637529
Decimal Degrees41.88803333, -87.61758333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 53.282', W 87° 37.055'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 53' 16.92" N, 87° 37' 3.30" W
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Area Code(s)312, 773, 630
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 262 Chicago Riverwalk, Chicago IL 60601, US
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