Park and Facility Project Updates

New Kopp Playground   

Construction is scheduled to begin July 17 on the new Kopp Playground.  At the June 2017 Board meeting, commissioners approved the playground location. It replaces Redwood Playground (adjacent to Redwood Drive). The new playground is moving to park district property from its current location on property owned by Com Ed.  Completion of the playground is expected by the end of September.

 

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Einstein Park Grant Phase II

Park District Staff continues to work with the City of Des Plaines and MWRD in the development of project plans and specifications for Einstein Park Phase II. The Park District's Board of Commissioners approved the contract bid at the June Board Meeting. Construction is scheduled to start on July 17,2017 with completion expected prior to the end of the 2017 construction season. This project is being funded in part by a $376,00 matching funds OSLAD grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. To see the drawings, click here.

 

Veterans Memorial Bandshell Paver Replacement

Following the end of the summer concert series, concrete pavers that surround the Veterans Memorial Bandshell will be replaced. Work is scheduled to begin in August with completion expected by the end of September. The project also includes the cleaning and resealing of the pavers surrounding the Veterans Memorial Fountain area.