New Playgrounds for Robert Frost and Devonshire Schools

The Mt. Prospect Park District is working with Community Consolidated School District 59 to replace the playgrounds at Robert Frost and Devonshire Parks. Thank you to all the students, parents, staff and community members that gave input during the recent community meetings. The playgrounds are scheduled to be completed for the start of the 2022/2023 school year.

Robert Frost Playground Concepts

Devonshire Playground Concepts 


Friendship Park Conservatory & Rosemary S. Argus Friendship Park Improvement Project

The Mt. Prospect Park District is applying for an OSLAD grant from the State of Illinois for improvements to Rosemary S. Argus Friendship Park and the Friendship Park Conservatory.

The proposed project would combine new park amenities and improvements including:

  • Refurbished pedestrian pathways and the looping of the path system
  • Resurfacing the main parking lot
  • New 250 person event pad and electric service next to the FPC, with a permanent structure for about 120
  • New Fitness Stations along the walking path
  • New shelter near the playground
  • Refresh and enhance memorial gardens
  • Resurface the existing tennis courts
  • New accessible drinking fountain at the Concessions Building
  • New tables and benches throughout the park
  • New landscape plating and trees throughout the park

Click Here to Review the Friendship Park Concept Master Plan

Thank you to all the residents that reviewed the plan and gave feedback during our Community Forum.