"Douglas Park Formal Garden (near Ogden Ave. and Sacramento Blvd.) has formal beds with sixteen thousand annuals, a waterlily pool and a natural lagoon."
Persons associated with property include: Jens Jenson (landscape architect); Chicago Park District Special Collections (Provenance).
The folder includes a slide list and excerpts from publications featuring the gardens. The Douglas Park Formal Garden contains formal beds with sixteen thousand annuals, a waterlily pool, and a natural lagoon. The garden is open to the public.
Garden has been featured in Chicago Historical Society. Prairie in the City: Naturalism in Chicago's Parks, 1870-1940. Chicago: The Society, 1991
Garden has been featured in Miller, Everitt L. The American Garden Guidebook: a traveler's guide to extraordinary beauty along the beaten path. New York, N.Y.: M. Evans, c1987