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Fabyan Japanese Garden


category : Gardens
Designed in 1914 by Japanese landscape architect, Taro Otuska, the main concept of Japanese gardening is more than material elements, it is the belief that man is part of nature and human elements are depicted in water, stones and design.


Hours: Call for hours.
Address: Rt. 31
Phone: 630-232-2631

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Fabyan Dutch Windmill

The Fabyan Dutch Windmill was built by Louis Blackhaus, a German craftsman, between 1850-1860 on a site along York Road near Oak Brook. It was purchased by Colonel George Fabyan from Luis Reinke's widow for about $8,000 and moved to his estate known as Riverbank (now Fabyan Forest Preserve), in 1914

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