Wicker Park Chicago IL (Other)

Wicker Park 

Wicker Park - Description

Wicker Park

In 1870, when businessmen and developers Charles G. and Joel H. Wicker began constructing drainage ditches and laying out streets in their subdivision, they donated a four-acre parcel of land to the city to be used as a public park. Fencing the triangular site to keep cows out, the city created an artificial lake in the center of the park, surrounding it with lawn and trees. As the Wickers had hoped, the area developed into a fashionable middle- and upper-class neighbo...[more]

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Address: 2215 W. North Ave
Chicago IL US

Phone: 312-742-7553
Age: 21+
Venue Type: Other