Submitted by jack on Wed, 2014-11-12 10:52
One of Chicago's first amusement parks, built in 1899. The park was a result of the success of the amusement parks at the World's Fair of 1894. The entrance to the park looked like a German beer garden - the interior of the park featured large shade trees, a Japanese tea garden, ornamental shrubbery, electric fountains, and nighttime lighting. The park offered a roller skating rink, roller coasters, a ballroom, a vaudeville theater, and more. Closed in 1913.