Lizzadro Museum

Wilder Park’s open green space will grow following the approval to demolish the former Lizzadro Museum building later this summer.

A resolution honoring Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art was unanimously passed at the Monday, May 14, 2019 Elmhurst Park District Board of Park Commissioners meeting.

In summer 2013, Lizzadro Museum representatives began discussions with Park District staff about the future of the museum.

At the January 28, 2015 Park Board Meeting, four representatives of the Lizzadro Museum appeared before the Board - Andy Joseph, architect of Wight & Co., John Lizzadro, board member, Lou Lizza

In an effort to garner community feedback on the LIzzadro Museum's  relocation proposals, the Park Board recommended that public meetings be held by the Museum.  These meetings took place

The Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art presented at the January 28, 2015 meeting of the Park Board to explore the possibility of building a new museum in Wilder Park, operating the existing museum dur

In May of 1961 the Elmhurst Park District entered into an agreement with the Joseph Lizzadro Family Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation, to provide land for the construction and operation of t