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  • Public Art in the Parks: Mark di Suvero on the Chicago Lakefront

    On a warm and windy day last summer, artist Mark di Suvero looked on from the bucket of a cherry picker as his sculpture Destino was installed at 53rd Street on the lakefront path in Chicago. After a long day of work the last piece of the sculpture was finally set

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  • Fundraising for Chicago Parks: Oz Park Tennis Court Restoration

    Oz Park is a bustling neighborhood space that people from all over the city come to enjoy. The park is situated in the heart of the Lincoln Park neighborhood and hosts whimsical Wizard of Oz statues for the community’s enjoyment. One of the most used attractions is the tennis courts,

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  • Home Landscape Design Workshops – Wicker Park Advisory Council

    The Wicker Park Garden Club and Advisory Council taught the Home Landscape Design workshop to 40 students from all over Chicagoland. This class occurred during January and February of this year for 8 weeks on Saturdays. The class is funded by enrollment fees and is presented as a partnership with the

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  • 2017 Park Advisory Council Conference

    On February 25th, 2017, 250 Park Advisory Council Members gathered at Malcolm X College for the Annual Park Advisory Council Conference. The conference is presented yearly by the Chicago Parks Foundation and The Chicago Park District to share resources and ideas to help Park Advisory Councils enhance their neighborhood parks.

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