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CHICAGO PARKS FOUNDATION's Fundraiser:

Jensen Formal Garden

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Volunteer Opportunity Meeting - June 29th
June 28, 2017

Get involved with the restoration! The Jensen Formal Garden Working Group is hosting a volunteer opportunity meeting THIS Thursday, June 29th  See more

THE STORY:

Humboldt Park’s historic Formal Garden needs restoration. Renowned landscape architect Jens Jensen (1860 - 1951) designed the garden and its surrounding landscape in 1908. Today, Jensen is recognized as one of the nation’s most significant landscape designers and Humboldt Park is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The circular garden is still a beautiful and special place, but it needs attention. Its concrete walls and pergolas are cracking and spolling. Some beds have been sodded over, and only minimal floral annuals remain. This project aims to repair the garden’s deteriorated infrastructure, rehabilitate its important design features, and to implement a planting design that re-interprets Jensen’s historic planting palette, incorporation native perennials and transforming the site into a four season garden. The $20,000 goal covers the cost of a garden analysis, planting design and maintenance plan. 

The Chicago Parks Foundation (CPF) and Chicago Park District are joining with members of the community to restore the beautiful and iconic garden for the community, and all of Chicago, to once again enjoy.

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$1,935

MONEY RAISED
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  • Woody Wheeler

    $100

  • Jonathon Fine

    $100

  • Julia Bachrach

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Lilly and Brita, Denmark

    $50

  • Randall Kaufman

    $25

  • Susan Lammert

    $100

  • Pam Caldwell and Jerry Lenzu

    $25

  • James and Nobuka F. Schlough

    $25

  • Bowen and Jan Tucker

    $200

  • Michael and Mary Kay Gray

    $100

  • Jens Jensen

    $200

  • Berkley Select

    $250

  • Jens

    $25

  • Pamela Governale

    $25

  • Jeanne and Frank Frazel

    $100

  • Nancy Kaszak and Thomas Heaney

    $50

  • John Zinn

    $20

  • Mary Kelliher

    $100

  • Nancy Walker

    $25

  • Michele Caskey

    $25

  • Elizabeth Elsaesser

    $25

  • marcy marzuki

    $25

  • Robert Haugland

    $10

  • Nicholas Frank & Emily Plagman

    $50

  • Jonathan Hammer

    $25

  • Lauren Viera

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • joan hersh

     

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Becky Mathis

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

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10% Raised of $20,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $1,935 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

CHICAGO PARKS FOUNDATION

Amount Raised

$1,925

 

10% Raised of $20,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Robert Haugland

Amount Raised

$10

Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

2 months ago

Becky Mathis

Becky Mathis

DONATION: $50

2 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

3 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $10

5 months ago

joan hersh

joan hersh

5 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

5 months ago

Lauren Viera

Lauren Viera

DONATION: $25

5 months ago

Jonathan Hammer

Jonathan Hammer

DONATION: $25

5 months ago

Nicholas Frank & Emily Plagman

Nicholas Frank & Emily Plagman

DONATION: $50

5 months ago

Robert Haugland

Robert Haugland

DONATION: $10

5 months ago