Get to Know Chimney Swifts

When Timber Park’s renovation is complete, you may notice a tall standing structure. One of the features of the project is a chimney swift habitat. Chimney swifts are birds that arrive in Franklin Park in late April and then migrate back to South America for the winter. Chimney swifts get their name because of their […]

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Park District of Franklin Park Awarded OSLAD Grant

The Park District of Franklin Park is excited to announce that it was awarded a $248,200 grant through the Open Space Land Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) program. This grant will be used for the redevelopment of Timber Park located at 3103 Hawthorne Street. The property was first acquired by the Park District in 1968. OSLAD […]

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