8800 W. 159th St.
Orland Park, IL 60462-5618
Phone: (708) 403-1100
Fax: (708) 403-1105
8800 W. 159th St., Orland Park, IL, US, 60462-5618
- Phone: (708) 403-1100
- Fax: (708) 403-1105
The renowned John Humphrey House is a renowned historic home in Orland Park, Illinois. The site was constructed in 1881 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on August 1, 2005. It is a monumental house and is open for general public viewing on the 2nd Sunday of each month, between 2:00p to 4:00p. These tours promise an enticing view of the Orland Park History.
Featuring two award-winning miniature golf courses, over 100 games, bumper cars, indoor children's playland, cafe and pizzeria, prize redemption center, and picnic pavilion.
Mt. Greenwood Park was one of the several parks undertaken for creation by the Chicago Park District in their massive Ten Year Plan to provide the city's residents with more parks and recreational facilities in the post World War II period. Located in the neighborhood of the same name, this park is quite popular among the locals for a variety of activities. call to know more.
A charming American town, Homewood is located about 28 miles (45 kilometers) from Chicago. Incorporated as a town in 1893, Homewood saw its first settlers as early as 1834. The town flourished at first as a farming town, because of the excellent topsoil, but later found prosperity with the advent of railroads and the town became an important cargo and commuter stop. Today, Homewood is one of the several suburban towns in the region. It is known for its cultural events like the Block Part, Homewood Rail Days, Dog Days of Summer, and Chocolate Fest. See the website for more information.
Historic greenhouse featuring a tropical house, cacti-room, show house, and outdoor gardens.
The Christ Universal Temple or the CUT believes that every individual on the face of this earth should live a healthy, happy and prosperous life. And CUT tries and makes this a possibility for the many followers in its community. The CUT is primarily a teaching ministry. It teaches people to live better lives is their mission, living better and more fulfilled lives by understanding and respecting the presence of God—the divine and man.
Located in the center of Chicago Heights, Commissioners Park is a popular recreation spot in the city. Managed by the Chicago Heights Park District, this park features a playground, slides, picnic pavilions, softball fields, and also a skating rink. An ideal place to take the kids for a family picnic, the Commissioners Park is a favorite park for family outings. call to know more.
Operated under the Chicago Parks District, White (Edward H.) Park is a modest-sized recreational space in West Pullman. Built in 1968, along with the adjacent school, this park serves the purpose of providing an open space where kids and adults alike can enjoy fresh air, green views, and hearty exercise. The park, as well as the school, is named after Edward H. White, a NASA astronaut, who in 1965 became the "first American to walk in space". Do see the website or call to know more.
The Durkin Park lies adjacent to the Durkin Park Elementary School in the city neighborhood of Ashburn. The park was built to cater to the fast-growing Ashburn community in 1962, after the Chicago Parks District was approached with the need for the community to have an open space of its own. Usually, one can see kids from the school rush here after school hours, playing freely and having a good time. Do see the website to know more.
The Robert Vial House is a magnificent structure which showcases a mix of Italianate and Greek Revival style of architecture. It was built in 1856 and was used as a residence by Mr. Robert Vial. This house is considered to be the oldest farmhouse in the Burr Ridge community. Today, the house is operated as a museum by the Flagg Creek Heritage Society. It is open to the public from 2:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m on first Sunday of every month from April to October. It is also open of most Thursdays of the year from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. However, if you wish to visit the facility at other times, a reservation is recommended.
A magnificent set of 59 buildings come together in harmony, to constitute the Lockport Historic District. The monumental district stands located in the Lockport region of the U.S. State of Illinois. The year 1936 marked the platting of this historical district. It comprises of 56 buildings that contribute towards the historical integrity of the area. The district carries immense monumental value and has paved the way for its inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places.
One of the greener parks in the West Pullman area, the West Pullman Park boasts a marvelous landscape, dotted by clusters of oak trees, hickory trees, and cherry trees. The West Pullman neighborhood was known to be highly industrial area, with the community comprising the factory owners as well as the immigrant laborers. There was a need to create a space where these lines would be blurred to an extent, and that is why the West Pullman Park was built. Though most of the factories are long gone by now, the park still stands as a community gathering point, its various amenities, like tennis courts, football field, playground, and more, being enjoyed by all residents. See the website or call to know more.