In Memory Plaque

Living Tree Memorial/Bench Memorial

A civilization flourishes when people plant trees under which they will never sit. – Greek Proverb

If you would like to commemorate a date, person, event, or an organization in one of our 17 beautiful parks, existing trees and benches are offered through the Memorial Park District. You may also have a tree of your choice planted or a bench installed.

Have a tree planted $200.00+

Type of tree: Evergreen or Deciduous

Cost for new bench $275.00+

For the existing “under the tree” or “on the bench” plaques:

  • Basic Cost $135

  • Dimensions 8″ x 4″ x 1/8″ 

  • Style: Etched metal plate Z-Bronze (This is a bronze and dark brown background raised)
  • $6 per line of copy pluse installment fee of $50
  • Logos and or clip art are an additional $45, photo $125 (example: $135 + 2 lines $12 + clip art $45 + installment fee $50 = $242)

For plaque samples, locations, or further questions, call Rose Mason (708) 547-3900 x3006

Prices subject to change

Buy A Brick and help support Memorial Park District!

Memorialize a departed loved one or cherished pet. Honor a veteran or member of the military. Thank a First Responder, or immortalize your family’s commitment to quality parks and recreation services. These are just a few of the suggestions for particpating in Memorial Park District’s Buy – A- Brick program!


For more information and questions contact Mark Flores at or go online to