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Douglas Park is a large Chicago Park District park. It is also a cultural and community center on the West Side of Chicago, Illinois. It is named after the U.S. Senator Stephen A. Douglas. It was originally named South Park. Its 173 acres (0.70 km2) are in the North Lawndale community area with an official address of 1401 S. Sacramento Drive.

On July 22, 2020, it was voted that the park would be renamed Douglass Park, for abolitionist Frederick Douglass.

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