Slepicka Homestead Park

LOCATION

Carol Stream, IL

COMPLETED

2010

CLIENTS INVOLVED

Carol Stream Park District

INDUSTRY

Government

SOLUTIONS PROVIDED

Civil Engineering

Project Description

Slepicka Homestead Park was named the Illinois Outstanding Park Award winner at the annual Illinois Parks and Recreation Association (IPRA) awards in January 2010’ – Carol Stream Park District Website

The Slepicka Park Project included the construction of a new community garden, shelters, and pathways to be constructed on a property which was previously used as a dairy farm. Site features from the dairy farm were implemented into the site design including the silo and old farming equipment. Additional site features included a butterfly garden which coupled as a rain garden for best management practice design as well as a native planted storm water detention pond.

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