Seeing Green Blog

  • Public Art in the Parks: Sculpture—>Garden

    In honor of Earth Day, today’s blog post features a series of biodegradable works of art from environmental artist Jenny Kendler! On December 21st, 2016—the winter solstice—the CPD public art team and Chicago-based artist Jenny Kendler headed out to Northerly Island for the first installation of Kendler’s Sculpture—>Garden public art

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  • 25% of the April Flowers for Dreams Profit Benefits Chicago Parks!

    This month, the Chicago Parks Foundation is partnering with Flowers for Dreams (F4D)! 25% of the Flowers for Dreams profit in April will directly benefit Chicago parks. To celebrate this partnership, we got together with Alex Davin, the F4D Marketing Director, to talk about the history of the organization and

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  • Run for the Parks at the IL Brewery Running Series!

    The Chicago Parks Foundation is proud to be the official charity partner to the IL Brewery Running Series in 2017! 10% of the series profit will directly benefit the parks that Chicagoans run in every day. The Brewery Running Series was founded by Nate Herrington and Morgan Jappe in 2012

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  • Park Stories: Douglas Park Advisory Council

    On the unexpected warm and sunny Friday last week we got together with Latasha Parchman (pictured above with Angie, CPF Manager of Community Outreach), President of Douglas Park Advisory Council to talk about her new role on the PAC. The back porch of the Douglas Park Field House was the

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