Friends of Garfiled Park

Garfield Park Featured in Indianapolis Monthly

In 1895, Indianapolis was a rapidly growing city, and wanted to be an attractive one, too. Mayor Thomas Taggart had just established a parks system, and famed landscape architect George Kessler was hired to create a grand vision for the city’s aesthetics—most notably, its parks and parkways. The literal hotbed of all these beautification efforts?…

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Reforest Garfield is a Tree-Sized Success!

THANK YOU… from the Friends of Garfield Park, Inc. To all of the volunteers and sponsors for Garfield ReForest 2016 and the Great Indy Clean Up! It was a huge success and one of the largest volunteer events in the park’s history. We are grateful to our sponsors Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. Indianapolis Rotary, Indianapolis…

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Garfield Alive… and so much more!

Hello Friends… Recently, while writing some content for a grant request we had a chance to summarize some of the programs and services we’ve been focusing on here at Friends of Garfield Park.  We thought you too might appreciate the update. And, while you’re feeling inspired…we invite you to consider how you might join in…

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We couldn’t have done it without YOU!

Friends of Garfield Park just wrapped up the progress report on our 2015 Grant from The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation. Thank you!!  We couldn’t have done this good work at Garfield Park without you!  Some Highlights…. 1. We fulfilled a significant component of the Garfield Park Cultural Landscape Report (CLR)…

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It’s Not A Dream for Garfield Park!

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts to Citizens Energy Group Sharing the Dream volunteers from these fine organizations…for the amazing and beautiful improvements to our beloved Park. The Conservatory and the Burrello Family Center both received some amazing attention. Thank you Marksmen Construction Services, Connor Fine Painting, Mitsch Design, Peine Engineering, Miller Pipeline,…

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A Great Park Deserves Great Friends!

Dear Garfield Park Friend, On behalf of the Friends of Garfield Park, Inc., (FOGP) I would like to thank you for your support of our organization over the years. Since our founding in 1998, we have been committed to preserving the values and assets of our city’s greatest park. During this time we have built…