Garfield Park Conservatory
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As one of the largest conservatories in the nation occupying 4.5 acres, the facility was designed by renowned landscape architect Jens Jensen. Thousands of plant species are on display throughout its eight rooms and magnificent outdoor floral gardens.
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Six greenhouses located in one setting; this place is both very old and off the beaten path from normal Chicago tourist activity. The neighborhood is a little rough but easy access from CTA Green Line or Uber drops you right at the front.
All of your guidebooks will tell you about the Bean, the Skydeck at Willis Tour and Wrigley Field. This is a real gem and completely off the radar. Either take an Uber or use the CTA trains. Please note the area surrounding is a tad rough.
CHICAGO’S LANDSCAPE ART UNDER GLASS! Chicago’s Garfield Park Conservatory is one of the largest and most stunning botanical conservatories in the nation. Often referred to as “landscape art under glass,” the Conservatory showcases thousands of plant species from around the world throughout eight…
Beautiful year round. Free admission, great for rainy days. West of downtown, free parking lot.
Indoor conservatory, free! Direct transportation by train. Not in the most attractive neighborhood however it is steps from the train station (safe and patrolled by police) I recommend visiting with a friend during daylight hours.
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