Betsy Ross School Campus Park

The campus park will include a new jogging path, multi-purpose playing field, benches and ornamental lighting. Landscaping will add 50 trees, 29 shrubs and 176 perennials. Playground equipment will be relocated and a new teacher parking lot will be built.

Haugan Middle School Campus

The ground breaking for the new 115,200 square foot school was April 26, 2004. Located adjacent to Jensen Park the school will include 29 classroom, 6 special education classrooms, science room, music room, art room, learning resource center and student dining room. The Chicago Park District will share the school’s multi-purpose room and gymnasium. The three story school will be fully accessible to people with disabilities and will include a state-of-the-art computer network. The school will accommodate roughly 900 students and will be completed in the fall of 2005.

Daniel H. Burnham Academy Campus Park

“Campus parks are invaluable to the quality of life of a community because they provide a peaceful place for residents and families. Thanks to our campus parks program, we are creating green, open spaces with grass, trees and flowers and replacing concrete and asphalt.” Mayor Richard M. Daley at the ribbon cutting August 2, 2003.

The new campus park includes:

  • Two Playgounds with Soft Surfaces
  • Multipurpose Playing Field
  • 74 New Trees
  • 391 New Shrubs
  • 1004 Perennial Plants
  • Ornamental Lighting
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Bicycle Rack
  • Benches and Trash Receptacles
  • Trash Compactor
  • Two New Staff Parking Areas
  • Drainage Structures
  • Ornamental Fencing