Children’s Garden of Hope

NeighborSpace Year in Review: Children’s Garden of Hope

What makes your block into a neighborhood? For the Chicagoans living near the intersection of Grand and Pulaski, it’s Children’s Garden of Hope. This year, the ACE Design Build Workshop worked with a team of 15 CPS high school students to create an inverted trumpet flower structure that does duty as public artwork, rain catchment… Read more NeighborSpace Year in Review: Children’s Garden of Hope

Smell Good, Save Money, and Help Community Gardens at the Same Time

Tru Blooms Chicago is “an exquisitely-designed, natural and locally grown women’s eau de parfum.” It uses essential oils from flowers such as roses, lavender, and violet grown in NeighborSpace gardens including Drake Garden, Bowmanville Community Garden, Howard Area Community Garden, Turtle Park, and Children’s Garden of Hope. Purchase this perfume using the password NEIGHBOR and Tru Blooms… Read more Smell Good, Save Money, and Help Community Gardens at the Same Time

Children’s Garden of Hope

View NeighborSpace in a larger map The garden was started by three long-time residents of the West Humboldt Park community. They wanted to improve the safety and education for the children in the neighborhood. It was created to be a place where children can learn gardening skills and come together as part of the community… Read more Children’s Garden of Hope