Albums: Eckhart Park (Park No.1)
Eckhart Park (Park No.1)Jensen drawings of the Dvorak Park. © Copyrights reserved to Chicago Park District. In 1907, Jens Jensen began designing Eckhart Park as one of the first three small parks planned by the West Chicago Park Commissioners to provide breathing space and social services for the congested tenement districts within their jurisdiction. Two years earlier, a revolutionary system of ten neighborhood parks had opened on the city’s South Side. Designed by the Olmsted Brothers and D.H.
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Plan of Park No.1 Showing Wallseats
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