Foster Park – Chicago IL

“In 1934, the Great Depression necessitated the consolidation of the city’s 22 individual park commissions. The newly-formed Chicago Park District improved Foster Park’s landscape and constructed a small recreation building there.”

Fullersburg Forest Preserve and Graue Mill Improvements – Oak Brook IL

In 1933, a troop of men from the Civilian Conservation Corps troop V-1668, made up of veterans, started building what would become the Fullersburg Forest Preserve. The men built a caretakers cottage (Old Water Mill), a boathouse, bridges, and picnic… read more

Green Bay Pavillion Mural and Sculptures – Highland Park IL

Gustaf Dahlstrom’s panel oil-on-plaster mural “Flora and Fauna,” as well two carved wood bas relief sculptures: “Wild Animals” and “Farm Animals” (artist unknown) were each completed in 1938 with funds provided by the Works Progress Administration’s Federal Art Project. The… read more