Glos Memorial Park

Glos Memorial Park is now open!


An urban oasis. Lucy Glos, wife of Henry L. Glos, banker and first Village President, donated the land to the City of Elmhurst. The property is the site of the Glos mausoleum. After purchasing adjacent property, the Park District expanded the park in 2022. The park's unique features include a pergola seating area, a vine tunnel and a discovery pod with a turtle statue and seating. 

Amenities: 
  • Discovery pod seating area
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Floral Displays
  • Pergola seating area
  • Picnic Table
Events & Activities: 
History: 

The land was donated to the City of Elmhurst in the 1940s, but was not developed into a park until 1979, with dedication in 1981. The City began leasing the property to the Park District in 1978. After purchasing adjacent property, the Park District expanded the park in 2022 to include more seating areas and gardens. 

Current Size: 
1.83 acres