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  • Public Art in the Parks: The Burnham Wildlife Corridor Gathering Spaces

    Wandering along the wood-chipped paths of the Burnham Wildlife Corridor (BWC), visitors encounter native plants and wildlife in a variety of natural ecosystems. Unexpectedly, something unique emerges from the landscape: a spiral table, a ring made from interlocking butterfly wings, a philosopher’s stone, a collection of amorphous willow forms, a

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  • Loyola Park Advisory Council Presents Artists of the Wall

    About Artists of the Wall For 24 years, the Artists of the Wall festival has brightened the streets of Rogers Park on Father’s Day weekend, June 17th to 18th. The two day festival celebrates community and camaraderie through the painting of the 600 foot sea wall at Loyola Park Beach. There are

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  • Teen Leadership Connection visits O’Hare Airport

    On Saturday May 6th 42 members of the South Region Teen Leadership Connection (TLC), led by Chicago Park District Area Manager Sabrina Steward, visited the City of Chicago Aviation Department, the Chicago Fire Department, and American Airlines at O’Hare Airport. The field trip was a part of TLC’s vision to provide teens on the South Side

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  • Spring brings Corporate Responsibility in the Parks!

    The Chicago Parks Foundation is proud to partner with businesses across the city that care about keeping our parks beautiful. This month we partnered with the Chicago Fire, LinkedIn, and Networked Insights. Spring marks the beginning of the corporate responsibility season in the parks! Check out what we have been up

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