Park No. 474

  • 3231 S. Dearborn St.   Chicago, Illinois 60616 [View Map]
  • Park Hours:
  • Park Supervisor: Vacant (Williams Park)
  • Phone: (312) 747-7661

This park is located in the Douglas community.  Perhaps the smallest park in the District, known as "Man on a Bench."  The park is on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT).  Man on A Bench [1986]..– Sculpture by George Segal.  Male figure cast in bronze and sealed with white acrylic resin.  To commemorate the Centennial of Mies van der Rohe’s birth..Location: IIT campus, west of Perlstein Hall and north of Wishnick Hall. This is the first piece of public sculpture displayed outdoors of the IIT campus. Made possible with a grant from B.F.Ferguson Memorial Fund.

Vistors wanting structured progamming can visit nearby Williams Park for indoor gym fun, an outdoor interactive water spray feature and athletic field.

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This park is located in the Douglas community.  Perhaps the smallest park in the District, known as "Man on a Bench."  The park is on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT).  Man on A Bench [1986]..– Sculpture by George Segal.  Male figure cast in bronze and sealed with white acrylic resin.  To commemorate the Centennial of Mies van der Rohe’s birth..Location: IIT campus, west of Perlstein Hall and north of Wishnick Hall. This is the first piece of public sculpture displayed outdoors of the IIT campus. Made possible with a grant from B.F.Ferguson Memorial Fund.

Vistors wanting structured progamming can visit nearby Williams Park for indoor gym fun, an outdoor interactive water spray feature and athletic field.

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