Category Archives: Rosewood Beach

Further Information and Expanded Petition Position

Sign Petition As of the summer of 2011, the Park District has turned its attention, for the third time in recent years, to the development of Rosewood Beach and a task force has been appointed to help select the architectural … Continue reading

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Rosewood Beach Needs Improvement

Sadly, Highland Park public lakefront stands out of all Chicago’s North Shore public beaches by its level of neglect. The biggest eye sore on Rosewood Beach are the unsightly industrial looking steel groins extending into the lake. The groins were … Continue reading

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Rosewood Beach Coastline

Rosewood Beach Coastline Needs Improvement Sadly, Highland Park public lakefront stands out of all Chicago’s North Shore public beaches by its level of neglect. The biggest eye sore on Rosewood Beach are the unsightly industrial looking steel groins extending into … Continue reading

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Coastal Cottage Examples for Rosewood Beach

The permanent bathrooms that Rosewood Beach needs could also be cottage-like. This would be an inexpensive way to get the amenities we need. An unintrusive structure not directly on the small beach would give dominance to  Nature. The money saved … Continue reading

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Wooden Walkways on Beaches

The neglected Rosewood beach has an approx 10’ wide asphalt road-like walk all across the beach area. This leaves only about a 100’ for the sandy beach area at the widest point. And water levels on our shores are almost at record low right now.

This industrial-looking path is unsightly on the beach and it also gets hot in summer. What about replacing it with a natural material, wood for instance?
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