Blackberry Farm Master Plan & Phase I Construction: Fox Valley Park District Peck Farm Interpretive Center Outdoor Theater: Geneva Park District Lake Katherine Botanic Garden and Nature Center Master Site Plan: Palos Heights, Illinois Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center Master Plan & Phase I Construction: Olympia Fields, Illinois Lamb’s Farm Master Plan: Libertyville, Illinois Sunrise Park and Beach Waterfront Master Plan: Lake Bluff Park District Otter Cove Island Master Plan & Phase I Construction: St. Charles Park District Miller Meadows & Thatcher Woods Master Plan and Phase I Construction: Forest Preserves of Cook County Spring Lake Park Development: Fox Valley Park District Sandholm Woods Park and Garden: Geneva Park District Lawler Park & Splash Pad Renovation: Chicago Park District Morrill and Leland School Sustainable School Sites: Chicago Public Schools Historic Peck Farm Amphitheater: Geneva Park District River Forest Public Library Garden, River Forest, Illinois
Michelle has been creating parks and designing public open space for over 20-years. From public meetings through design development and construction observation, she succeeds in creating great outdoor opportunities for each community. Her professional work includes park master planning, formal garden design, water access natural area planning along with green technology, sports fields and courts, children’s play areas, forest preserve development, parking lot design, and municipal building landscapes.
Certified Playground Safety Inspector since 1995 Registered in Illinois, Michigan, Indiana and Iowa LEED Green Associate
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture with High Honors University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992
American Society of Landscape Architects, Member National Park and Recreation Association, Member Midwest Institute of Park Executives, Member Plainfield Township Park District Board of Commissioners, 1997-2011 Village Preservation Association, Treasurer, 2008-Present
Manhattan Metra Station Landscape: Manhattan, Illinois Crystal Lake Public Library: Crystal Lake, Illinois Homer Township Public Library: Homer Glen, Illinois Old Second Bank Landscape: Joliet, Illinois Andreson Site and Landscape Renovation: Plainfield, Illinois District One – Landscape Projects – Illinois Department of Transportation: Will County and South Cook County Permeable Parking Lot, Monument Sign and Landscaping: University of St. Francis, Joliet, Illinois Northern Illinois University Intramural Sports Complex: Dekalb, Illinois
With hundreds of successful projects, we know how to create, outside.