Chicago Botanic Garden, Evening Island


Evening Island

Forest Preserve District of Cook County / Glencoe, Illinois

Project Scope

A new five-acre development of hillside, woodland, and meadow gardens, along with support buildings, stone terraces, one half mile of shoreline stabilization with state of the art stabilization techniques.


Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, IL 60022

Category: Shoreline Stabilization and Restoration

Budget: $5,600,000

Featherstone has the ability to organize and manage our staff, design team, and contractors in a way that makes even the most complicated projects seem simple.

– Kris S. Jarantoski
The Chicago Botanic Garden

Featherstone Facts

Average Bid to Build Variance -3.11%,
Average Value for Fee at 145%
Last 5 years – 5 Fabulous Parks
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Multiple, Decades-Longstanding, Client Relationships – The Morton Arboretum, Chicago Botanic Garden, Brookfield Zoo, the Wauconda Public Library, The Schaumburg Township District Library