Enjoy a Night of Music During the Summer Concert Series

Every summer, the Itasca Park District hosts a free summer concert series that features musicians from across the Chicago area. Depending on the night, the performances take place at either Usher Park or Depot Museum Park, and concertgoers are encouraged to bring blankets or chairs as well as a basket full of treats. Performers include: Flat Cats (July […]

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Spend A Day At The Brookfield Zoo

An easy drive from Two Itasca Place Apartments is the Brookfield Zoo. Established in 1934, it quickly earned international recognition for being the first zoo in the world to separate the animals from visitors by using moats and ditches instead of cages. It’s also known for being the first in the country to house giant pandas […]

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Spend An Afternoon At Mayslake Nature Preserve

One of the best places to explore nature near Two Itasca Place Apartments is the Mayslake Nature Preserve. In 1919, wealthy coal magnate Francis Stuyvesant Peabody created Mayslake Estate, and the preserve features several historic buildings including Mayslake Hall. The hall provides information regarding architecture in the early 1900s in addition to the historical past of […]

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