Chicago Botanic Garden, Gardens of the Great Basin


Gardens of the Great Basin

Forest Preserve District of Cook County / Glencoe, Illinois

Project Scope

A ten-acre development of aquatic gardens, perennial gardens, wetland restoration, one half mile of shoreline stabilization with state of the art stabilization techniques, stone terraces and walking paths.


Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, IL 60022

Category: Lake & Wetland Restoration

Budget: $6,000,000

Given the high degree of success in delivering projects on time, on budget, and to specifications, I give Featherstone an unqualified reference as project management professionals.

– William Brown
The Chicago Botanic Garden

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