This week, the historic Scheelea Palm tree, a staple in the Garfield Park Conservatory since 1926, is being removed. The Scheelea has outgrown its glassy home and will be uprooted, along with two other palm trees.
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The pedestrian trail from 48th St. to 51st St. is CLOSED until further notice. View a map of wet pavement cautionary areas along the lakefront and please heed the warning signs in these areas.