Current News

Many people love the Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool. It has become a place of respite from the City, and recently from COVID-19. But what do you know about its long history in the Park? As we celebrate the 20 year anniversary of the Conservancy’s and......

The Summer is halfway over and we have been busy in the Park with volunteers and an increased staff presence. While stewardship volunteer numbers are still down about 30% compared to 2019, we surpassed 2020 metrics long ago, now having nearly doubled last year’s numbers.......

The North Pond restoration project is rounding its final corner to be ready to begin work this fall. Recently the Conservancy met with the Chicago Park District to share 95% design plans and receive final comments and questions from various CPD departments. With that process......

Chocolate is derived from cacao seeds which are found in pods like this one (Theobroma Cacao) in the Conservatory’s Palm Room. Not only does it taste delicious, but chocolate has a rich cultural history as well! Native to central and South America, the story of......

The virtual Auction for Lincoln Park highlights the work of local artists and makers who have generously donated their work in support of Chicago’s largest and most visited Park. Here’s a sneak peek at a few of the locally and nationally renowned artists who have generously contributed to the 2021 Auction:......

The Auction for Lincoln Park is just a month away (June 18-20). We are excited to share all of the wonderful items that have been generously donated for our largest fundraising event of the year. Register now at: lpcgala2021.givesmart.com to check out packages and items......

Restoring Lincoln Park’s Art, Architecture, and Nature Since 1984

We are an independent, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that identifies, preserves and enhances the natural, historical and cultural assets of Lincoln Park.

About Us

Our experience in park restoration spans over 35 years. We have privately funded improvement projects of every size from historic buildings and monuments to natural areas, gardens and play lots – raising millions to benefit the park.

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If you like being part of a team or prefer a more solitary volunteer experience, we have a program to fit your style. We offer volunteer opportunities for any level of commitment.

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We continually strive to improve Chicago’s largest park for all who use it and for the environment that sustains it. Find your special way to support our mission.

Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool

Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool

Lincoln Park Conservatory & Gardens

Lincoln Park Conservatory & Gardens

North Pond Nature Sanctuary

North Pond Nature Sanctuary

Lincoln Monument & Garden

Lincoln Monument & Garden