Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Celebrate New Playgrounds in Avalon as Part of Chicago Plays! Playground Renovation Program

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Park District Superintendent and CEO Michael P.

DNAinfo Chicago: Park Renamed for Hadiya Pendleton

Park renamed for Hadiya Pendleton formerly known as Buckthorn Park Read the entire article here:

Mayor Emanuel, City Officials Celebrate Opening Of La Villita Park In Little Village

Skate park, playground, soccer fields, basketball courts and turf fields now open to the public

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Celebrate Opening of Maggie Daley Park

Skating ribbon, play garden, climbing features are now open to the public

Choose Chicago: Indian Boundary Park Meets England

This small park, now part of the Chicago Park District, is a site on the National Register of Historic Places as it was a territorial bound

Big Marsh Eco-Park Video

Learn about the plan for the new Big Marsh Eco-Park coming to 11601 S. Stony Island Ave, on the city’s southeast side.

Chicago Beaches Named One of the Six Best Beaches in American by GQ Magazine

There's plenty of beautiful shoreline across this country, but only a few beaches go above and beyond in blending surf and sand.

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The Chicago Park District oversees the Garfield Park and Lincoln Park conservatories, two tropical paradises within the city that house tho

Park District Receives "Exceptional Workplace" Award from Illinois Parks and Recreation Association

Organization Lauded for Commitment to Overall Health of Employees

Park District Continues to Limit Use of Pesticides in Parks

Each spring, park patrons may see dandelions growing in their neighborhood parks throughout Chicago, signifying a healthy, chemical-free park.&nbsp

The City in a Garden Explores Park History

The book City in a Garden traces Chicago’s 175-year stewardship of its public parks, from Daniel Burnham’s “Plan of Chicago” to Millennium

The Atlantic Cities: This Bird Migrated Into a Skyscraper

One overwhelming early morning, Flint Creek Wildlife treated 129 birds that had been gingerly collected off the sidewalks of downtown Chica

Go Green: 10 Of The World's Best Botanic Gardens

Garfield Park Conservatory is ranked among 10 of the World's Best Botanic Gardens.