Lincoln Monument & Gardens Facts

Location: In Lincoln Park at North Avenue and Dearborn Parkway

New Monument and Garden Refurbishing: Planning in Progress

Original Monument Restoration Status: Completed in 1989

Original Restoration Project Credits: The Chicago Park District, the Lincoln Park Conservancy, Buss Landscaping, Rudnick Contracting, and Downstate Restoration.

Rededication Ceremony: July 13, 1989

Project Awards:

  • Monument designated a Chicago Historic Landmark in 2001
  • American Society of Landscape Architects, Illinois Chapter – 1990 Public Recognition Award (Garden)
  • Illinois Landscape Contractors Association – 1992 Gold Award for Commercial Landscape Construction (Garden)

Our appreciation to Adopt-A-Monument donor Sara Lee Corporation for making the monument conservation possible, and to Credit Agricole for their leadership gift to the Garden.

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