Day: June 24, 2012

Betty Swan Community Arboretum

View NeighborSpace in a larger map The Betty Swan Community Arboretum is a living laboratory in Chicago’s North Lawndale neighborhood where residents, students, and treekeepers learn about and practice caring for city trees. This arboretum was previously called the Arthington Community Garden, created by Betty Swan in 1997, a resident leader of the 3800 W.… Read more Betty Swan Community Arboretum

500 West 103rd Place Garden

View NeighborSpace in a larger map This garden was born after a house was torn down in the neighborhood, leaving a vacant lot that the block club decided to clean up and transform into a beautified community space. The garden specializes in flowers, including perennials such as Easter lilies. Contact: 773.239.0722