Chicago Christmas Tree

The 57-foot blue spruce in Donna Atkinson's yard in Elgin will be cut down and installed at Daley Plaza as the city's official Christmas tree for 2014. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Elgin Woman’s Blue Spruce Selected As Chicago Christmas Tree

The nearly 70-foot tall tree on Donna Atkinson’s property in Elgin dwarfs her tiny one-story house, so she figured donating it to the city of Chicago would be the perfect inexpensive way to remove it.

11/05/2014

(Credit: benstreefarm.com)

Best Places To Cut Down Your Own Christmas Tree Near Chicago

There is nothing like a real Christmas tree that exudes the scent of pine throughout your home during the holidays. This year, instead of just taking your family to a standard nursery, take them to cut down their very own.

11/24/2012