On April 29, the Foundation will hold its Annual Meeting and Historic Preservation Awards at Gorton Community Center beginning at 2:00 PM followed by a special member and guest reception at a beautiful near-by historic home. Location of the reception will be provided at the...Read more
Sunday, September 20, 2015
1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
The annual Lake Forest Preservation Foundation Benefit House & Garden Tour will feature a beautiful and historic area of the City called “The Heart of Old Lake Forest.”
These homes are located near the business district, Lake Forest College and the First Presbyterian Church—early developments in Lake Forest. Some of the homes were constructed before the Chicago Fire, most were among the first homes built in Lake Forest, and several have been updated and expanded with sensitivity to Preservation. All are within walking distance of each other.
Friday, August 28, 2015
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Explore the late summer splendor of a beautifully restored ravine and garden during a spirited early evening gathering. Noted garden designer Dorothy Hebert will discuss the evolution of this ever-changing landscape which blends woodland conservancy and formal gardens with sculptural and architectural whimsy.
Use the button below to register online.
Friday, June 19, 2015
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Please join members and their guests for a beautiful evening in a stunning garden. This garden stroll will also include a brief guided tour of the newly restored Forest Park. Registration is required. Please call the office at 847-234-1230 or use the button below to register online.
Sunday, April 26, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The annual meeting of the membership of the Lake Forest Preservation Foundation will be held at Gorton Community Center on Sunday, April 26, 2015, starting at 2 pm with a reception immediately following at an historic home until 4 pm. Reception details and directions will be available to members at the meeting.
Sunday, March 22, 2015
2 - 4 PM
On Sunday, March 22, the Lake Forest Preservation Foundation will sponsor a panel presentation and discussion about the processes for modifying properties in Lake Forest, aimed at de-mystifying the steps in accomplishing this.