Day: May 20, 2011

Howard Area Community Garden

Located on the northernmost street in Chicago, the Howard Area Community Garden is a unique triangle-shaped lots on Juneway Terrace where a diverse collection of gardeners come together to grow many kinds of plants in their community garden.

Greenhouse Garden

The residents of this area in the West Town neighborhood came together to turn an empty lot into a garden into a garden when they noticed a lone Chicago gardener started growing tomatoes in the spot.

Frankie Machine Garden

The East Village Association fought to take control of an empty lot lots that was a blight in their Chicago neighborhood and turned it into a community garden that the residents are now proud of.

El Coqui Garden

Named after Puerto Rico’s Coqui tree frog, El Coqui Garden is a school garden for the Von Humboldt Elementary School in Chicago’s West Town neighborhood. Besides being a place where students learn the community garden has become a meeting place for neighborhood residents of all ages.