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Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool in Lincoln Park

The Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool (also known as Lincoln Park Lily Pool and formerly as formerly The Rookery). It was designed by Alfred Caldwell and is a fine example of Prairie School landscape architecture, influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright and Jens Jensen (Caldwell’s teacher). The design was inspired by the natural landscape  of the Midwest, with prairies, rock outcrops and native plants. It is a wonderfully wild, intimate place right in the middle of the city.

Alfred Caldwell Lily Pond (Photograph courtesy Michael Dant)

Alfred Caldwell Lily Pond (Photograph courtesy Michael Dant)

Alfred Caldwell Lily Pond (Photograph courtesy Michael Dant)

Fullerton Parkway, Chicago, Illinois, USA, IL 60689

Open every day.

Free

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