Rosemary S. Argus Friendship Park & Friendship Park Conservatory Redevelopment Phase 2

Project Timeline: January – Late Summer 2024

The Park District submitted for a Tourism Attractions & Festivals Grant with the Illinois Commerce & Economic Opportunity for improvements at the Friendship Park Conservatory. The Park District was awarded $340,000 in State of Illinois Grant funding for both the interior and exterior renovations.

Interior includes the following associated work (completed):

  • Remodeling the banquet room including flooring, lighting, painting and updated window treatments
  • Bathroom expansion with a complete renovation

Exterior includes the following associated work (in progress):

  • New outdoor pavilion with concrete pad and walkways
  • Garden patio with hardscape, seating and raised planters
  • Pick up/drop off lane modifications to the existing west parking lot
  • Porta potty pad, storage and screening
  • Make up volume to the existing basin and the addition of a rain-garden for stormwater.
  • Landscaping improvements
  • Parking lot and roadway crack filling, sealcoating and striping

Owen Park Playground

Project Timeline: Late Summer 2024

Owen Park is receiving updated equipment in 2024. Help us pick playground options & colors!

 

Owen Park Playground Rendered Plan

If you are unable to attend the Community Meeting, feel free to view the site plan above and share any feedback/input you have with Director of Parks and Planning, Matt at mdziubinski@mppd.org.


Weller Creek Playground

Project timeline: Mid Summer 2024

A playground is coming to Weller Creek in 2024! Weigh in on your favorite playground features and colors. We value your input!


Rosemary S. Argus Friendship Park Redevelopment Phase 1

Project timeline: Completed

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) through their Open Space Land Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) Grant, has awarded the Mt. Prospect Park District’s Rosemary S. Argus Friendship Park a $400,000 matching funds grant. 

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
  • Fitness station
  • Playground shelter
  • Ballfield improvements
  • Refurbish the existing tennis courts with 4 new pickleball courts (including lighting)
  • Site furnishings and landscaping throughout the park

Lions Memorial Park Redevelopment Phase 1

Project Timeline: Spring-Late Summer 2024

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) through their Open Space Land Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) Grant, has awarded the Mt. Prospect Park District’s Lions Park a $600,000 matching funds grant. 

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

  • Playground with shelter
  • Game court
  • Refurbished tennis courts
  • Pathway system
  • Ballfield improvements
  • Fitness station
  • Picnic grove
  • Prairie detention
  • Site furnishings and landscaping throughout the park

Lions Park Phase One

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Commonwealth Edison Trail Replacement

Project Timeline: Spring 2024

The ComEd corridor through South Mount Prospect (Algonquin to Linneman Road) is scheduled to be replaced in Spring 2024.