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The 606 & Chicago Tonight

The Trust for Public Land’s signature Chicago project, The 606, was discussed on WTTW’s “Chicago Tonight” program by Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin and host Phil Ponce. Watch it here.

Veterans help Chicago teens through ‘war’ times

The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago’s Urban Warriors program was the subject of a Chicago Tribune front-page story by Annie Sweeney — one of nearly 20 stories we secured for the program in 2014.

Blair Kamin Meets The 606

Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin writes long-form stories that often serve as an imprimatur of a design project. Here’s one of three glowing reviews he wrote for the June 2015 opening of The 606.

Bridge to Mexico

There’s more than one way to get into major media. MHC landed this full-page feature by working with an Hoy reporter whose work often appears in the parent paper, the Chicago Tribune.

America’s newest ‘transformative’ trail

The 606 opened in June 2015 as the Midwest’s newest gem. This Wall Street Journal story is one of dozens of national and international stories we managed for The Trust for Public Land.

A nudge toward healthy lifestyles

Chicago Sun-Times columnist Laura Washington’s occasionally adopts the persona of “the Fat Nag” to urge readers to adopt healthy lifestyles. Here, she chronicled the success of a husband-and-wife Y members.

Help for at-risk teens

MHC coordinated a letter to the editor of Crain’s Chicago Business co-written by the CEOs of two important Chicago non-profit organizations, a powerful response to state budget cuts to social services in 2015.

Kimberley Rudd


Combining the creativity of a marketing whiz with the buttoned-down skills of a business management professional, Kimberley Evans Rudd brings more than 20 years of experience in corporate, non-profit and government programs. Her career includes tenures at Burrell Public Relations, the Chicago Park District and KaBOOM!, a national non-profit organization, as well as with her own enterprise, Rudd Resources LLC.

Kim has developed and managed public-relations programs for such major corporations as […]

Ryan Arnold


An active member of Chicago’s vibrant music and media scenes, Ryan Arnold has over 10 years of experience in media relations and communications. As an advertising and communications professional, Ryan understands the way we’ve always pitched a story doesn’t necessarily mean it’s the way a story should be pitched today. Or tomorrow. As an on-air personality at Chicago’s iconic radio station, WXRT, Ryan understands the power of sincere, honest connections with […]

Nelly Viramontes


As Junior Consultant, Nelly Viramontes touches every project in the MHC office, keeping our team organized and on task, and making sure clients have what they need, when they need it. Prior to joining the MHC team, she worked for 17 years as the Administrative Manager and Intern Coordinator for the non-profit, political watchdog group, the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform. She began her work in politics at […]