Washington, Harold Archives & Collections. Mayoral Records. Infrastructure Sub-Cabinet Records

Dates: 1983-1987. Size: 18 linear feet. Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections. When Harold Washington took office in 1983 he formed 5 sub-cabinets that were responsible for the coordination, development and implementation of policies that cut across departmental boundaries. Departments reporting to the Infrastructure Sub-Cabinet include Aviation, Public Works, Sewers, Streets and Sanitation, and Water. Major topics in the collection include an expansion of O’Hare International Airport and the construction of a direct rail link to O’Hare International Airport by the Chicago Transit Authority. [Finding aid]