Logan Square

Chicagoist Picks CROP

A nice Chicagoist write-up about Chicago Rarities Orchard Project. The Chicago Rarities Orchard Project (CROP) has been in the works for five years, as board members worked with the City of Chicago and the nonprofit organization NeighborSpace to secure land for an orchard. “Everyone has been very supportive and it’s exciting to see this project… Read more Chicagoist Picks CROP

Chicago Rarities Orchard Project profile in ASLA newsletter

The Illinois chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects has a profile of the Chicago Rarities Orchard Project (CROP) in their latest newsletter. CROP is a future NeighborSpace project. We can’t link directly to the article, but you can find it on page 16 of the full newsletter here. Check out that snazzy rendering!

Share the Harvest: Whitney Young and Whipple Team Up

Students from Whitney Young High School have teamed up with NeighborSpace’s Whipple Community Garden in Logan Square to help start a pantry plot. Community engagement is one of the ten pillars that students must fulfill for an environmental project in their biology class. This communal vegetable plot, dedicated to growing produce for a nearby food pantry, will bring community… Read more Share the Harvest: Whitney Young and Whipple Team Up

Monticello Garden

View NeighborSpace in a larger map Website: Monticello Community Garden The garden started as an informal project. It was once an abandoned building that was torn down and then the community began to ‘guerrilla’ garden there. Around 2000 the lot was beginning to take some shape with the input of the neighbors on the 2200… Read more Monticello Garden