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Garfield Park Conservatory

This is an archived listing.


300 N. Central Park Ave.


Garfield Park


Jens Jensen, 1908


This calming space was the largest greenhouse in the world upon its completion. Landscape architect Jens Jensen designed it to emulate Midwestern haystacks. It remains a masterpiece of "landscape art under glass" with scenic interior vistas comprising meandering pathways, lagoons and exotic plants--planted not in pots, but directly into the ground. Today the conservatory inspires and educates visitors about the power of nature through innovative programs and special events.

Archived In

2015 , 2016 , 2019