This small park totals 0.18 acres and offers community residents a playground with a water spray feature. It is located in the Uptown community (one block west of Sheridan Road, 1 ½ blocks south of Lawrence Avenue).
As part of the ChicagoPlays! playground renovation program the playlot received a new colorful playground. It's a great place for the kiddos and families to hang out and play!
While there is no structured programming taking place at this location, we invite you to check out our great programs offered at nearby Chase Park.
The Chicago Park District created tiny Aster Park in 1970 to provide the densely-populated Uptown neighborhood with much-needed recreational facilities. Officially designated Aster Park in 1975, the site was one of a number of park properties named for trees and plants at this time. The word aster is Latin for "star," a reference to the flower's star-like shape. Originally a North American plant, the aster's range spread to Europe when botanist John Tradescant the younger brought it back across the Atlantic ocean from Virginia in 1637.
2nd Wednesday of every month @7pm Chase Park