The Daily Northwestern

Parks and Recreation Board votes to rehabilitate rather than redesign Penny Park

Robin Opsahl, Reporter

October 2, 2015

Evanston’s Parks and Recreation Board unanimously voted last week to formally recommend City Council decide to rehabilitate Penny Park to meet Americans with Disabilities Act standards rather than demolish the park’s curr...

Evanston residents voice opposition to Penny Park redesign process

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 16, 2014

Evanston residents who have raised concern about the redevelopment of Penny Park met for the first time last week to discuss the group’s goals for the future of the park. The organization, Preserve Penny Park, was formed to bri...

Evanston City Council to vote on Penny Park redesign plans

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

October 12, 2014

City Council will vote Monday on the contractor for the Penny Park redesign, which has been delayed since its original renovation plans in the spring. Leathers & Associates, which initially designed the park, will oversee...