World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Pulaski Park (Chicago)

Article Id: WHEBN0026036658
Reproduction Date:

Title: Pulaski Park (Chicago)  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Kelvyn Park, Bessemer Park, Riis Park (Chicago), Wicker Park (Chicago park), Sherman Park
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Pulaski Park (Chicago)

Pulaski Park and Fieldhouse
Pulaski Park (Chicago) is located in Chicago
Pulaski Park (Chicago)
Location of Pulaski Park in Central Chicago
Location 1419 W Blackhawk Street, Chicago, Illinois
Area 3.8 acres (1.5 ha)
Built 1912–14
Architect W.C. Zimmerman
Architectural style Tudor Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 81000217[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP August 13, 1981
Designated CL July 29, 2003

Pulaski Park is a park on the West Side of Chicago, Illinois. It was founded in 1912, and was named after American Revolutionary War hero Casimir Pulaski.

Pulaski Park derives its name from the historic park and fieldhouse that was designed by Jens Jensen between 1912 and 1914. 1,200 people were displaced, leading to the razing of a number of buildings while others were moved to nearby locations in the neighborhood.[2]

The park and fieldhouse were listed on the National Register of Historic Places on August 13, 1981.[3] It became an official Chicago Landmark on July 29, 2003.[4]

The neighborhood in the park's vicinity within West Town is called Pulaski Park after the park

See also


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places.  
  2. ^
  3. ^ Chicago listings on the National Register of Historic Places
  4. ^

External links

  • Chicago Landmarks site
  • Chicago Park District site
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.