Chicago’s Cooling Centers Interactive Map

Many regions in the United States just underwent a searing heat wave, and more are expected to come this summer. These oppressive record high temperatures make being indoors in cooler temperatures more desired and safer in general, but access to air conditioning is not always an option for individuals.

The City of Chicago offers a “Cooling Centers” interactive map that displays locations where individuals can escape the oppressive heat.

Check out the Cooling Centers interactive map.

Lisa MacCarrigan, Research Assistant, Vertices, gis@vertices.com

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