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Navy Pier Thanks the Polk Family for their $20 Million Legacy Gift to Support Navy Pierís Reimagination

Chicagoís legendary Polk family announced a $20 million legacy gift to Navy Pier, a gift that will contribute to the dramatic transformation of the Pier. The donation marks the single largest private gift ever made to Navy Pier in its nearly 100-year history.

The Polk family gift will support the redevelopment of Navy Pierís 13 acre entrance Ė Gateway Park Ė and its new fountain, promenade and exciting performance lawns. The Polk familyís generosity will be recognized by naming various elements in the new Polk Bros Park.