…The historic restoration of Evanston’s only publicly owned lakeside mansion into a place dedicated to the entire community.
… Enjoying the lake views while you dine or relax with a beverage at the café and lakefront patio.
… Performances, book readings, poetry slams, dances, cooking classes, and holiday celebrations in the building and on the lawn.
… A discovery center exploring the unique presence of four ecological systems:
water, prairie, forest and beach
… Seasonal celebrations like a Fall-Fest, Christmas/Hanukkah Gala, Spring Ball, Summer Square Dance.
… Rehabbing the mansion and coach-house using green technologies, Geo-thermal, and Eco-materials to set an example of how historic buildings can be modernized while maintaining historic integrity.