Chicago Park District

Groundbreaking Held For New Park In Andersonville

A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for a new park at 1628 W Hollywood Avenue in Andersonville. Located just west of the intersection with N Ashland Avenue, the park itself will replace a long-time vacant lot that previously held part of Edgewater Hospital. The park itself is being developed by the Chicago Park District along with local organizers, with Hitchcock Design Group working on its layout.

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Ribbon Cutting Held For New Park District HQ In Brighton Park

A ribbon-cutting ceremony has been held for the new headquarters of the Chicago Park District and its adjoining park at 4830 S Western Avenue in Brighton Park. Bounded by W 48th Street to the north, the CTA Orange Line to the south, and S Rockwell Street to the west, the expansive multi-block site used to be vacant land after holding multiple manufacturing businesses before. Now the Park District will move its nearly 200 employees from its current offices at 541 N Fairbanks Court in Streeterville.

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