Armour Square Park

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Armour Square
Armour Square.jpg
Armour Square Park is located in Illinois
Armour Square Park
Location Bounded by W 33rd St., W 34th Place, S. Wells Ave. and S. Shields Ave., Chicago, Illinois
Coordinates 41°50′1″N 87°38′2″W / 41.83361°N 87.63389°W / 41.83361; -87.63389Coordinates: 41°50′1″N 87°38′2″W / 41.83361°N 87.63389°W / 41.83361; -87.63389
Architect D.H. Burnham & Company; Olmsted Brothers
Architectural style Beaux Arts
Governing body Local
MPS Chicago Park District MPS
NRHP Reference # 03000789
Added to NRHP August 19, 2003[1]

Armour Square Park, also known as Armour Square or Park No. 3, is a park in Chicago, Illinois featuring Beaux Arts architecture, designed by D.H. Burnham and the Olmsted Brothers. The park was opened in March 1905,[2] at a cost of $220,000. It was named after Philip Danforth Armour, philanthropist and captain of industry.[3]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "Google Books - Mind and Body, Page 193". Retrieved 2009-08-05. 
  3. ^ "Google Books - Water and Sewage Works, Page 378". Retrieved 2009-08-05. 

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