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Beloved local park with seasonal concerts and seven acres of outdoor fun, including fields for baseball, football, soccer, and tennis, as well as a swimming pool and a spray pool.
Beloved local park with seasonal concerts and seven acres of outdoor fun, including fields for baseball, football, soccer, and tennis, as well as a swimming pool and a spray pool. The Jeff Fest is held every summer.
4822 N Long Ave
A Polish Cultural Center in Jefferson Park, housed in the old Gateway Theater movie palace
A collection of over 500 evocative pieces of art, created by artists who served in Vietnam
A big, lovely park (39 acres) with the full range of outdoor sports activities, including a lagoon for fishing
This landmark district was built in 1902 by a number of architects, many of them visibly influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright's Prairie Style of architecture
A busy theater with acclaimed productions of Spanish-language and bi-lingual comedy, drama, music, and dance
A community gem: experienced theater veterans guide a multi-ethnic ensemble of teenagers in creating original plays about the immigrant stories in their neighborhood
A massive 1910 Prairie School masterpiece by Dwight Perkins, possibly the biggest example of the architectural style, and still a working high school
A classic pool hall with eighteen well-kept tables
In addition to their work with Cambodian immigrants and refugees, the CAI also runs a small but highly effective Heritage Museum and Killing Fields Memorial at their building near Albany Park
The other monumental religious edifice that dominates the Avondale skyline, it is considered to be 'one of the best examples of the fusion of Art Deco stylings with medieval European architecture in the city of Chicago