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Damarion Weatherspoon skates at the community plaza and outdoor roller rink at Madison Street and Pulaski Road in West Garfield Park on August 6, 2021.

Community Plaza and Roller Rink

Garfield Park Rite to Wellness Collaborative
Chicago, Illinois

The Community Plaza and Roller Rink were proposed by community members as a way to create safe community spaces and youth programming opportunities for residents. In the short-term, the City’s goal is to activate the vacant lot at 4008 West Madison this July with a temporary outdoor Roller Rink and multi-purpose space, to be available to the public all summer. The long-term goal is to have permanent lighting, furniture, a stage, and outdoor activity space, when it reopens in June 2022.  More about this project >

Use Goal: Recreation
Use Type: Roller Rink
Year Established: 2021
Year Ended: Ongoing
Duration: Interim
Size (acres): 0.5 acre or less (1-5 lots)
Initial Cost: Unknown
Site Control: Other
Lead Organization Type: Nonprofit
Implementation Partners: Nonprofit, Private

Last updated: April 2023 – Do you have additional information about this project? Please use the share your project form » to share that information.

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