The Oak Park Conservatory, Oak Park, Illinois Januaru 17, 2011

Canon EOS 7D with Canon 100mm Macro


The Oak Park Conservatory is a conservatory and botanical garden is located in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. The conservatory started in 1914 as a community effort to house exotic plants collected during residents' travels. The original Edwardian-style glass structure was built in 1929. The conservatory contains more than 3,000 plants, some of which date back to 1914. The conservatory is made up of 3 rooms: the fern room, tropical room, and Cactus room. There are also fish turtles, and several birds. The birds are in large cages.