Park 553 - La Villita Park

  • 2800 S. Sacramento   Chicago, Illinois 60608 [View Map]
  • Park Hours:
  • Notes: Park Hours: From Dawn until Dusk
  • Park Supervisor: Alexis Moreno
  • Park Phone: 312-746-5962

Public Notice re. Renaming:  A request has been initiated to rename Park #553 to La Villita Park. Public input wanted by 1/2/15.  Provide input online now.

The newest park serving the South Lawndale Community.   The new park features include two artificial turf athletic fields with lighting; three natural grass athletic fields; a skate park; basketball courts; community gardens; passive landscape areas; a large playground with a water spray feature; a picnic pavilion; comfort stations that include concessions; a multi-use trail with fitness stations; and environmentally-friendly utilities.

While there will be limited structured programming taking place at this location, we invite you to check out our great programs offered at nearby Piotrowski Park.

NOTICE
The Chicago Park District has received a request to name Park No. 553 located at 2800 S. Sacramento Ave., Chicago IL. 60608 “La Villita Park”

Park #553 is a 21.42-acre site in the Little Village neighborhood of the South Lawndale Community.  The property was previously known as the Celotex site, for one of the former industrial companies located on the site.   The Chicago Park District acquired the site in 2012. 

The Chicago Park District worked closely with LVEJO and residents of Little Village to develop plans for the new park.

The new park will be extremely significant to the surrounding Little Village neighborhood. 

 

 

Park 553/ La Villita Park Playground

Park 553/ La Villita Park Playground

Location Notes: 2800 S. Sacramento Ave.

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The newest park serving the South Lawndale Community.   The new park features include two artificial turf athletic fields with lighting; three natural grass athletic fields; a skate park; basketball courts; community gardens; passive landscape areas; a large playground with a water spray feature; a picnic pavilion; comfort stations that include concessions; a multi-use trail with fitness stations; and environmentally-friendly utilities.

While there will be limited structured programming taking place at this location, we invite you to check out our great programs offered at nearby Piotrowski Park.

NOTICE
The Chicago Park District has received a request to name Park No. 553 located at 2800 S. Sacramento Ave., Chicago IL. 60608 “La Villita Park”

Park #553 is a 21.42-acre site in the Little Village neighborhood of the South Lawndale Community.  The property was previously known as the Celotex site, for one of the former industrial companies located on the site.   The Chicago Park District acquired the site in 2012. 

The Chicago Park District worked closely with LVEJO and residents of Little Village to develop plans for the new park.

The new park will be extremely significant to the surrounding Little Village neighborhood.