Projects

Projects

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 the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art (Museum).

Current Projects
Conrad Fischer Park Project

Plans for the Conrad Fischer Park playground project began in fall of 2017. Construction work is expected to begin in June 2018 and be completed in August 2018.

Current Projects
Washington Park Playground Renovation

Renovated in 2013, Washington Park and its playground are ideal for the younger set or for a family picnic. The park also caters to older kids with a basketball court and baseball diamond.

Past Projects
Wilder Park Conservatory & Greenhouse Restoration

The Park District was selected to receive a $1.84 million state grant to restore the conservatory and two greenhouses in Wilder Park. The 88 year old Wilder Park Conservatory was the Park District’s first capital project and was due for a facelift.

Past Projects
 East End Park Project

Plans for renovating East End Park began in 2015.The playground was relocated from the southeast corner to a more centralized area of the park, as the existing playground was very close to the street. The move also allowed the playground to be near the public restrooms. East End Park neighbors and user surveys were considered in the playground's planning process and plans for the playground were approved in spring 2015.

Past Projects

The $1.8 million redevelopment of Butterfield Park provided for several other significant improvements, including new walking paths, new tennis courts and tennis court lighting, parking lot expansion, improvements in drainage to reduce flooding, underground drains in ballfields and new backstops

Past Projects
The Playground for Everyone

The vision for the Playground for Everyone at Butterfield Park is one of inclusion. Imagine a playground where every child can participate in all elements of the design.

Past Projects

The Elmhurst Park District worked cooperatively with the City of Elmhurst to assist with storm water management. As part of the cooperative effort, the west portion of Golden Meadows Park is being sold to the City for use as storm water detention.

Past Projects

Plans for the Plunkett Park playground project began in fall of 2016. Public feedback regarding the playground was solicited at that time through public forum and community surveys. Construction work began in late August 2017 and the playground reopened in late October 2017.

Past Projects
Vision 2020

This new comprehensive and strategic plan will help the Park Board determine the District’s future direction and priorities. This plan was developed through 2017 and activated after the current five-year comprehensive and strategic plan concluded in December of 2017.

Past Projects