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Groundbreaking of 20-acre Park Underway at Elburn Station

Groundbreaking of 20-acre Park Underway at Elburn Station

 Elburn, IL– October 15, 2020 ––In a joint effort between Shodeen, the Village of Elburn and Blackberry Township, construction of a 20-acre park and sports complex is underway, just north of Keslinger Road and east of Liberty Drive, in Elburn.  Part of the l505-acre master-planned Elburn Station community, the Elburn Station Community Park will include a playground, tennis court, three pickle ball courts, two half-court basketball courts, pavilion, grass soccer and lacrosse fields and a parking lot.

“The Village of Elburn is proud to be part of the joint partnership with Blackberry Township and Shodeen to bring our residents a new multi-use recreation facility,” said Jeff Walter, Village of Elburn President.  “It is through these types of private -public partnerships that we bring more options to our residents and enhance the overall quality of life in Elburn. We thank our partners for making this happen and look forward to many more joint ventures that will continue to make Elburn the ‘one-of-a-kind” place that it is.”

Elburn Station, a Shodeen Homes community, features three distinct series of ranch and two-story homes, including low-maintenance Village Homes.  Homes, priced from the mid-$200s, range from 1,043 to over 2,688 square feet and include basements and two or three-car garages.  In addition to the new sports complex, Elburn Station will include numerous parks, ponds, open space and miles of walking and biking paths.  Minutes from shopping and dining along Randall Road and within walking distance of charming downtown Elburn, Elburn Station is centered around a Metra train station and is an AT&T Fiber community boasting 99% connectivity reliability.  Children attend highly-respected Kaneland District #302 schools.

“We are thrilled to team-up with the Village of Elburn, Blackberry Township and Hitchcock Design Group to create a park and sports complex that will be an asset, not only to the Elburn Station community, but for the greater Village of Elburn and Blackberry Township,” said Dave Patzelt, President of Shodeen Construction. “Parks provide intrinsic environmental, aesthetic and recreational benefits as well as enhance property values.”

Buyers at Elburn Station may choose to build their home and utilize interactive online tools that help design your perfect home as well as an online mortgage calculator.  Homes priced from the upper-$200s are also available for 2020 delivery.  Models are open daily and select homes are available for self-guided tours.

“Blackberry Township is excited about the groundbreaking for the Elburn Station Community Park,” said Esther Steel, Blackberry Township Supervisor.  “We are so pleased we were able to collaborate with the Village of Elburn and Shodeen on such a wonderful project for our residents to enjoy.  We felt the opportunity to collaborate on a project that provides facilities in the heart of the community, where they are most accessible to the people who will be using them, was important.  We look forward to watching this project come to fruition.”

From left: Bob Skidmore, Shodeen Homes VP of Land Development;  Jeff Walter, Elburn Village President; John Nevenhoven, Village of Elburn City Administrator; Esther Steel, Blackberry Township Supervisor; and Harley Veldhuizen, Blackberry Township Trustee were on hand to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Elburn Station Community Park.

To learn more about Elburn Station and the new Elburn Station Community Park, visit or call (630) 232-8181.




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