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 is closed from Fullerton Ave. to North Ave. and both the pedestrian and bike trails are closed from Oak St. to Ohio St. Please continue to use caution along the lakefront in areas where water meets pavement. View a map of wet pavement cautionary areas.