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The concrete barge at Park Avenue Beach has sunk into Lake Michigan, creating concerns for Highland Park residents and members of the North Shore Yacht Club. Photos by Erin Yarnall/22nd Century Media
The barge was installed in 1981.
The barge at Park Avenue Beach used to be accessible to beach visitors, even featuring benches. Photo submitted
Erin Yarnall, Editor
2:20 am CST December 25, 2019

For the past 10 years, the barge at Park Avenue Beach has been falling into disrepair. In the past year, the concrete interior has fallen into Lake Michigan, becoming entirely submerged.