Featured Project: Rainbow Beach, Unexpected Gem

Rainbow Beach After photo 4Rainbow Beach Park is tucked along Lake Shore Drive on the south side of Chicago and is part of the Chicago Park District. This beautiful slice of rare remnant dunes includes a unique pan environment and dry mesic prairie along with beaches, recreation areas and field house. Initially established as a park in 1908 it is named for the U.S. Army’s 42nd Rainbow Division that fought in World War I. We are delighted that it has won an Excellence in Landscape Gold Award from the Illinois Landscape Contractors Association. Read More…

Pizzo Group Detention Basin Projects Featured in EPA Report

EPA Report Front Page “Naturalized detention basins are becoming an increasingly popular stormwater control measure (SCM) in the Midwest. A naturalized detention basin is similar to a conventional pond but is enhanced with relatively flat side slopes and diverse plant communities along aquatic benches and within buffers. These basins are intended to provide multiple benefits including pollutant removal, flood prevention, hydrologic stability, and creation of habitat.”  Read More