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Columbus Park

Chicago, Illinois
County of Cook.
Between W. Adams St., S. Central Ave., Eisenhower Expwy, and S. Austin Blvd.
National Register Number: 03001040
Resource type: District.
Property type: Landscape - park. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2006.
Certified Local Government: NO
This NHL offers public access.
Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
Current use/information: Public Park.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - July 31, 2003):
The 135-acre Columbus Park is considered the masterpiece of nationally renowned landscape architect and conservationist, Jens Jensen who is recognized as creator of Prairie style landscape design, father of the Midwestern conservation movement, and one of the most significant figures in the history of American landscape architecture.

Condition:
There is no threat to the NHL

There is no change since the last reporting period (2004)


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