Claremont Playlot Park

  • 2334 W. Flournoy St.   Chicago, Illinois 60612 [View Map]
  • Park Hours:
  • Park Supervisor: Roy Ellis (Altgeld Park)
  • Park Phone: (312) 747-5001

This small playground is located in the Near West Community.   The park features playground apparatus.   It is an active community park. 
While there is no structured programming taking place at this location, we invite you to check out our great programs offered at nearby Altgeld Park for recreation in the outdoor pool and get in shape at the Fitness Center.
 

History

The Chicago Park District purchased this once-vacant lot for park development in 1974. Two years later, at the request of area residents, the park district officially designated the site Claremont Park for nearby Claremont Avenue. The street takes its name from the Clermont, the first commercially successful steamboat. Designed by inventor, canal engineer, and artist Robert Fulton (1765-1815), the Clermont made its inaugural voyage on August 17, 1807. The steamboat trip up the Hudson River from New York City to Albany, New York took 62 hours.

Parking/Directions

For directions using public transportation visit www.transitchicago.com.

Claremont Park

Claremont Park

Location Notes: 2334 W. Flournoy St.

Notes: Community Garden

Descriptors: Ornamental

Claremont Playground

Claremont Playground

Location Notes: 2334 W. Flournoy St.

Notes: Renovated Fall 2012, Chicago Plays! Renovation Program

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Description

This small playground is located in the Near West Community.   The park features playground apparatus.   It is an active community park. 
While there is no structured programming taking place at this location, we invite you to check out our great programs offered at nearby Altgeld Park for recreation in the outdoor pool and get in shape at the Fitness Center.
 

The Chicago Park District purchased this once-vacant lot for park development in 1974. Two years later, at the request of area residents, the park district officially designated the site Claremont Park for nearby Claremont Avenue. The street takes its name from the Clermont, the first commercially successful steamboat. Designed by inventor, canal engineer, and artist Robert Fulton (1765-1815), the Clermont made its inaugural voyage on August 17, 1807. The steamboat trip up the Hudson River from New York City to Albany, New York took 62 hours.

For directions using public transportation visit www.transitchicago.com.