RESULTS


 

We serve many different types of clients and find each one is a unique opportunity to partner. Below are examples of our clients results.


Private Residences

Private landowners often find themselves needing expert guidance and support to achieve their dream landscapes. Managing larger naturalized areas, managing private water bodies, or converting traditional landscaping to native gardens can be daunting. Our clients benefit from our expertise and thoughtful approach to private land management.

Heinz Residence

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Eisenberg Residence

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Park Districts

Local Park Districts are often stretched thin when trying to further enhance their public lands and still maintain beautiful park and recreation areas. Park Districts who work with ILM gain a valuable resource in preserving and enhancing natural areas, maintaining pond and lakes to maximize patron enjoyment, and keep budgets on track.

Chicago Park District

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Wheaton Park District

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Municipalities

Balancing the needs and desires of tax payers is a daunting task. Often, it is difficult to keep up with simple maintenance needs let alone fund and implement plans to enhance naturalized areas. ILM partners with many local agencies to ensure their public lands are getting the highest level of care and that opportunities for expansion of natural areas are realized.

Whippoorwhill Farm

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Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

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HOAs

Homeowners, Condo, Townhome and other community Associations have a unique set of needs. Coordinating with volunteer boards, professional property management companies, residents, and other vendors often takes experience and thoughtful customer service. Educating these communities on the wonderful opportunities associated with naturalized areas is an exciting chance for ILM to make associations’ common area an asset and pleasure for the community.

Highland Park Homeowners Association

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Legend Lakes

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Gardens and Museums

Showcasing natural beauty, enjoyment and education of the public, and protecting our natural and historical landmarks are the hallmark of most of the Gardens and Museums we serve. Honoring and preserving a certain aesthetic or philosophy is often one of the main concerns of our clients, and we are able to coordinate with in house staff and their party vendors to ensure the desired outcome is reached.

Cuneo Mansion and Gardens

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Forest Preserve Districts

Working with Forest Preserves is one of the most rewarding partnerships ILM has. Helping restore public lands is truly an honorable and fulfilling endeavor. ILM has worked with all of the area’s Forest Preserve Districts to help provide cost effective solutions to large-scale problems.

Messenger and McKinley Woods

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Spring Bluff

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Fishing Clubs

Keeping members happy can mean a lot of different things to different clubs. ILM has clients that range from fishing clubs who want to create the ideal habitat for that huge catch, or camps and kids clubs who want to ensure their lake is safe and clean for swimming and other recreational activities. ILM understands the diversity of organizations, and works with each client to understand and execute their goals.

Bass and Gill Club

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Federal and State Agencies

ILM has worked with several federal agencies to ensure the highest level of execution for public lands. Our commitment to quality and cost efficiency enables us to partner with agencies to achieve their project goals.

Illinois Beach State Park

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Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

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Educational Campuses

Our clients’ commitment to enhance the educations resource for their student body is a true inspiration for ILM. We work with these facilities to ensure the work done not only enhances the landscape, but provides an opportunity for the students to learn about and grow interest in the natural environment. ILM so greatly values education that we donate funds for a student scholarship which is awarded to a deserving student at the Illinois Lakes Management Association’s annual conference.

College of DuPage

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Loyola Academy

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Corporate Sites

Maintaining a professional campus can be challenging with ponds and naturalized areas. ILM works with property managers and landscapers to ensure that our corporate sites are consistently kept to the highest aesthetic levels.

Conway Park

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BP Corporate Campus

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Woodland Falls

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Cemetaries

Respecting the sanctity and honoring the solidarity of the land used to hold our loved ones is an important consideration for our clients. Tending to ponds and lakes on cemeteries requires a thoughtful and delicate approach. We take pride in nurturing naturalized areas to showcase their beauty and provide spot of comfort.

Forest Lawn Memorial

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Catholic Cemeteries of Chicago

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