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Bruning Green

The Bruning Green triangle at Bruning, Evans and 52nd Street was developed into public greenspace, having been developed by the NNA and the North Loop Neighborhood Planning Team. It is a welcome spot of urban greenspace in a neighborhood where such space is scarce, and it is enjoyed daily by neighbors walking with their families and dogs. In 2008, the Green was improved with a concrete sidewalk and curbing, and a team of neighborhood volunteers constructed an embedded mosaic reflecting elements of the neighborhood. The big feature is the limestone block seating walls along the path.

Many thanks to all the volunteers who make the green possible by donating time, equipment, tools, labor and or food and moral support. If you would like to volunteer for a workday or would like more information about the green contact Cindy Black (Keeper of the Green) for more information.

Below are captioned pictures of past and present Bruning Green courtesy of Cindy, as well as Cindy's Flickr feed. For more Bruning Green pictures, visit Bobby's photo album.

Bruning Green circa 2001: an empty patch of grass. November 2002: Sally of Treefolks helps Matt & Sam Hollon plant a tree.
Bruning Before
Treefolks
November 2002: Neighbors plant young trees in Bruning Green. Karen & Evan talk to a fireman at NNO 2003.
YoungTrees Fireman
Neighbors lay the cut stone for the seating walls of the path. A view of Bruning Green under construction.
Seating Walls Under Construction
November 2002: Neighbors prep the beds for plantings. Greg & Cindy install the sign.
Bed Prep Sign Install
National Night Out 2005 October 2006.
NNO 2005 October 2006
November 2006 - a beautiful morning in Bruning Green March 2007 - Theresa and Karen help weed the beds.
Beautiful Morning Weeding March 2007
April 2007 - Spring Celebration April 2007 - Rick & Cindy
April 2007 - Spring Celebration April 2007 - Rick & Cindy
May 2007 National Night Out 2007
May 2007 NNO 2007


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