Windmill Island Gardens

The Michigan State Historic Preservation Office, the National Park Service, and the U.S. Department of Interior has entered De Zwaan Windmill into the National Register of Historic Places.

Windmill Island Gardens had some renovations in the fall. The project included a new bike/walking path along the causeway, a new water main and a repave of the trails around island itself.

The Island welcomed 104,762 visitors and served as event space for 27 weddings and special events. 5,000 visitors came in more than 200 group tours. There were over 8,000 visitors admitted free of charge including over 7,000 from the community and nearly 900 from the reciprocal admissions program through the American Horticultural Society.