Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool Springs Opens For the Season April 20

4/3/2013
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Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool
© Chicago Park District

 

WHAT:    
Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool opens for the 2013 season
 
WHO:      
Park patrons enjoying the sites and tranquil sounds of the historic Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool
 
WHERE:  
Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool, corner of Fullerton & Cannon Drive, & Lincoln Park Conservatory, 2391 N. Stockton Dr.
 
WHEN:    
Lily pool opens April 20 - Nov. 3, 2013
 
Lily Pool Free Docent Tours begin Saturday, April 20 and run through October 27:
  • Fridays from 1 - 4 p.m.,
  • Saturdays from 9 a.m. - noon and 1 – 4 p.m.
  • Sundays 1 - 4 p.m.
Conservatory tours available year round. 
 
MORE:    
The tours start every hour and every half hour.  For those interested in the Lily Pool tour, please meet at the Fullerton Avenue gate to start the tour. For those interested in touring the conservatory, please meet in the lobby before the tour. No registration required. Please call the Lincoln Park Conservancy at 773.883.7275 to schedule a group tour.
 
The award-winning restored Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool is one of Chicago’s premier prairie-style landscapes designed by Caldwell in the late 1930s and is a National Historic Landmark.  The Lincoln Park Conservatory is a treasured Victorian glass house dating from the 1890s.
 

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