Bricks, Stones and Benches

Since 1997, the commemorative brick/stone program has been to benefit the Naperville Riverwalk Foundation. The program continues to offer the opportunity to purchase a variety of legacy gifts to…

  • Honor a friend
  • Remember a loved one
  • Commemorate a milestone

COMMEMORATIVE BRICKS

4” x 8” Brick – $150

These pavers will be placed in the soldier course along the walkway somewhere between Washington Street and Hillside Drive.

  • Each paver offers a 3-line message with 12 characters per line
  • Letters, numbers, punctuation and spaces are all considered characters

8” x 8” Brick – $250

These pavers will be placed in the plaza surrounding the Exchange Club Memories Fountain in Fredenhagen Park, located on the east side of Washington Street.

  • Each paver offers a 6-line message with 12 characters per line
  • Letters, numbers, punctuation and spaces are all considered characters

COMMEMORATIVE GRANITE STONES

18” x 12” Granite Stone – $2,500

These granite stones are located immediately surrounding the Exchange Club Memories Fountain wall in Fredenhagen Park located on the east side of Washington Street.

  • Each stone offers a 5-line message with 14 characters per line
  • Letters, numbers, punctuation and spaces are all considered characters

COMMEMORATIVE BENCH

Standard Riverwalk Bench includes One 8” x 8” Engraved Brick – $5,000

  • Any existing bench located throughout the Riverwalk that is not currently named
  • One 8” x 8” paver will be placed in the pathway in front of the bench
  • Each paver offers a 6-line message with 12 characters per line.
  • Letters, numbers, punctuation and spaces are all considered characters

To check availability of commemorative bricks, granite stones and benches for the Riverwalk, contact:

Jan Erickson, Riverwalk Administrator
TED Business Group
400 S. Eagle St.
Naperville, IL 60540
TEL: (630) 305-5984 EMAIL: ericksonj@naperville.il.us

Additional Available Commemorative Items

To inquire about commemorative items, contact Jan Erickson, Riverwalk Administrator, TEL: (630) 305-5984 / EMAIL: ericksonj@naperville.il.us.

LOCATED IN FREDENHAGEN PARK

  • Pillars of Naperville – $10,000
  • All other commemorative features except bricks and granite stones have been sponsored
  • Donors will be recognized with an appropriate marker adjacent to their item
 

FAQs

What form of payment do you accept?

We accept a personal check, certified check or money order made out to the Riverwalk Foundation. We also accept online payment via PayPal.

Can I purchase the brick online?

Yes. Online purchases are available via PayPal. To order a commemorative item, visit our page at “Donate” and fill out the order form. A Riverwalk representative will contact you within three business days to take your commemorative message for a brick or a granite stone.

Is there someone I can contact before placing an order?

Yes. For more info in advance, please contact Jan Erickson, Riverwalk Administrator, TEL: (630) 305-5984 / EMAIL: ericksonj@naperville.il.us. If she’s unavailable, her voicemail and/or email will provide her part-time schedule with the best time to contact her.

How often are the bricks ordered?

Bricks are ordered twice each year; once in March with a May installation and once in early September with an October installation.

How long does it take to produce my brick?

It typically takes between 4-6 weeks from the time the brick is ordered until it is delivered. Again, installation is set for May and again in October, weather permitting.

Can I pick the exact location of my brick?

Yes, you can ask to be informed of the installation date and, on the installation date, you may come to the installation location to indicate where you would like your brick placed.

Can I engrave a logo on my brick?

Only the characters regularly found on an English-speaking keyboard can be engraved on the brick plus the following symbols: ♥ or ●

Thanks for your interest in the Naperville Riverwalk!