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Riis, Jacob A., Park
Jacob A Riis Park Fieldhouse.jpg
The park's fieldhouse
Riis Park (Chicago) is located in Chicago metropolitan area
Riis Park (Chicago)
Location in Chicago metropolitan area
Riis Park (Chicago) is located in Illinois
Riis Park (Chicago)
Location in Illinois
Riis Park (Chicago) is located in the United States
Riis Park (Chicago)
Location in the United States
Location 6100 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago, Illinois
Area 56.8 acres (23.0 ha)
MPS Chicago Park District MPS
NRHP reference No. 95000483
Added to NRHP April 20, 1995

Riis Park is a 56-acre park on Chicago's Northwest Side in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood. The park is named for Jacob Riis, a famous New York City muckraker journalist and photographer who documented the plight of the poor and working class.

The park was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1995 and the National Register Information System ID is 95000483.

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