Chicago Park District
Homan Playlot

Homan Playlot

 

Homan Park

2140 S. Homan Avenue Chicago IL 60623

Hours: +Park: 6am - 11pm

Park Supervisor:
Wanda Norris (Shedd Park)

(773) 762.3168

 
 
 

Description

This small playground is located in the South  Lawndale Community. The park features a playground.  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 Shedd Park for recreation in the gym.  and fun on the outdoor basketball court. 

 

FACILITIES

FACILITY TYPE ADDRESS DESCRIPTOR QTY NOTES
Fieldhouse 2140 S. Homan Ave. 0
Gymnasiums 2140 S. Homan Ave. 1
Meeting/Event Space 2140 S. Homan Ave. 10
Picnic Groves 2140 S. Homan Ave. 2
Playgrounds 2140 S. Homan Ave. Rubberized Surface 1
Homan Park is one of many small parks created by the Bureau of Parks and Recreation to meet the growing recreational demands of post-World War II Chicago. The city identified this .17-acre site along South Homan Avenue in the South Lawndale neighborhood in 1948. Using Playground Bond Funds, the bureau acquired the property and installed a spray pool, a sand box, and playground equipment before 1950. Following its practice of the time, the city named the park for the adjacent street. Homan Avenue honors Joseph Homan, a prolific builder and contractor whose company, Homan and Brown, constructed homes throughout Chicago between 1873 and 1888. The city transferred Homan Park to the Chicago Park District in 1959.

Contact: Caldwell Myrick

Contact Title: President

Phone: (773) 533-9133

Email: setfreerecords@att.net

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

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