Obama Foundation to Fund and Replace Jackson Park Turf Field

New artificial turf field will be built just south of the proposed Obama Presidential Center

Chicago Park District Announces Community Meeting to Discuss Future Golf Course Plans As Part of South Lakefront Framework Plan

Public meeting to be held January 31 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at South Shore Cultural Center

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Park District Reopen Theater on the Lake as a Year-Round Production and Event Space

Venue will host theater and music performances as well as special events for up to 1,500 attendees

Chicago Park District, Chicago Department of Transportation Announce Next Rounds of Community Meetings to Solicit Additional Input for Jackson & South Shore Parks

Four additional community meetings scheduled for August & September to provide an update on the South Lakefront planning process.

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Announce ‘Save Chicago’s Treasures’ Initiative

A $26 million investment to rehab Chicago’s neighborhood gems  

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Announce New Funding to Complete Lakefront Trail Separation Project

Learn more about the Kenneth Griffin donation to separate Lakefront Bike and Pedestrian Paths from Edgewater to South Shore along 18-m

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District and Community Members Open Eleanor Boat House in Bridgeport

Learn about the South Side boat house that is fourth of its kind in the city:

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Announce Completion of Chicago Plays! Program

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Park District General Superintendent Michael Kelly today announced the completion of Mayor Emanuel's Chicago

City Officials Cut Ribbon on Kells Park Playground as part of Mayor Emanuel's Chicago Plays! Program

Kells Park Playground is one of 103 playgrounds to be rebuilt or refurbished this year

Chicago Park District Announces Public Process for Museum Campus Long-Range Plan

The Chicago Park District today announced a public process to develop a long-range plan that establishes a vision for the future of the Museum Camp

City of Chicago, Chicago Park District Break Ground on new Wheel-Friendly Area in Grant Park

Chicago First Lady Amy Rule, Chicago Park District General Superintendent Michael Kelly, Alderman Will Burns and community members today br

Decorative Fountain Girl Celebrates Recreation and Reinstallation 50 Years After Going Missing

More than 50 years after being stolen, the Chicago Park District and partners celebrated the recent recreation and reinstallation of Fountain Girl,

Chicago Park District & Active Transportation Alliance Present Lakefront Trail Usage Study

The Chicago Park District and the Active Transportation Alliance (Active Trans) announced the findings of a lakefront trail study in an effort to i