Dana Zilinski, Director

Department Overview

The Department of Revenue is responsible for managing the District’s revenue-generating contracts. Those contracts include, but are not limited to, the management of: Soldier Field; the Northerly Island concert pavilion; the largest municipal harbor system in the country with nine harbors and 5,000 boat slips; the District’s parking lots; six golf courses and two driving ranges; and a District-wide concession program with more than 200 concessionaires. Additionally, the Department oversees all permitting and monitoring of special events throughout the District including picnics, media shoots, athletic events, concerts, festivals, and art exhibitions, as well as the use of parks by sports groups.  Finally, the Department of Revenue markets and books most of the District’s special use facilities for events, including wedding receptions and corporate affairs.

The Department of Revenue manages the Chicago Park District’s non-tax/bond revenue.  This includes:

Department of Revenue
359 E. McFetridge Dr. (just across the street from the Field Museum main entrance)
Chicago, IL 60605
Telephone: (312) 763-6710
Fax: (312) 742-5339