STAR & LEED for Cities and Communities Certification
The Village of Park Forest is committed to making gains within Sustainability for the betterment of its community and the Earth. A leading evaluation of our strives to sustainability greatness can be measured through the new LEED for Cities and Communities which is conducted by the United States Green Building Council. While the Village received recognition in 2019 as a LEED Certified City, it will continue to count metrics and try to receive a Platinum Rating during its next evaluation.
LEED Certified | LEED for Cities and Communities (2019)
One of only four communities in the entire State of Illinois with a LEED Certification. As of July 2019, the other three cities were Blue Island, Chicago and Evanston. You can read the announcement here.
4-STAR Community Rating | STAR Communities (2019)
Received it's 4-STAR Rating in March 2019. One of only two 4-STAR Communities in Illinois. As of July 2019, the only other city in Illinois to receive a 4-STAR rating was Evanston. You can read the announcement here.