The Lake Forest Preservation Foundation invites you to enjoy light hors d’ oeuvres, libations and spectacular views of Lake Michigan with members and friends on a late summer afternoon. This early Lake Forest estate designed by Arthur Hewn in 1899 for the McGenniss family...Read more
Friday, August 23, 2019
Sunday, September 22, 2019
The Lake Forest Preservation Foundation’s September 22rd House & Garden Tour Annual Benefit will focus on Lake Forest’s Early Estate Era New Growth, North and Lakefront.
The tour includes two early houses by Howard Van Doren Shaw in this 150th...Read more
Friday, June 22, 2018
Summer Garden Stroll
The Preservation Foundation invites you to a late afternoon garden stroll in a beautiful garden in the heart of historic Lake Forest. Enjoy the spacious two-acre grounds on which Edwin Chapin built an elegant English Tudor country house in 1887. This peaceful estate was later named Shadow Lawn by the second owner, C. Frederick Childs, sixteenth mayor of Lake Forest. Much attention, detail, and love have shaped this garden into a paradise retreat.
Sunday, June 10, 2018
Celebrate the completion of the
Interior Renovation - East Train Station
Designed by Frost & Granger
LFPF's Community Open House
Tour the Newly Completed Interior Restoration
Learn about Station’s technical and design history
Tour the 1900-1970 operating tunnel under the tracks
Enjoy Cake and Summer Treats
Sunday, April 29, 2018
2:00 to 4:00 PM
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 Annual Meeting.
The meeting and reception are free for members, but reservations are required. The fee for the reception for guests of members is $20 per person. Any questions should be directed to the LFPF office at 847-234-1230 or office@LFPF.org.
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Lake Forest Preservation Foundation Hosts Renowned Architect John Vinci at Gorton Community Center