Shedd Park Fieldhouse

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Shedd Park Fieldhouse
Shedd Park Fieldhouse.jpg
Shedd Park Fieldhouse is located in Illinois
Shedd Park Fieldhouse
Location 3660 W. 23rd St., Chicago, Illinois
Coordinates 41°51′1″N 87°43′1″W / 41.85028°N 87.71694°W / 41.85028; -87.71694Coordinates: 41°51′1″N 87°43′1″W / 41.85028°N 87.71694°W / 41.85028; -87.71694
Area 0.6 acres (0.24 ha)
Built 1917 (1917)
Architectural style Prairie School
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 74000755[1]
Added to NRHP December 30, 1974

The Shedd Park Fieldhouse is the historic fieldhouse in Shedd Park, a public park in the South Lawndale community area of Chicago, Illinois. John G. Shedd, for whom the park and fieldhouse are named, gave the city the land for the park. The Prairie School building was designed by William Drummond and built in 1917. The brown brick building features limestone trim. A Prairie School gymnasium designed by Michaelsen and Rognstad was added to the building in 1928.[2][3]

The fieldhouse was added to the National Register of Historic Places on December 30, 1974, and was designated as a Chicago Landmark on February 11, 2004.[1][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Inventory - Nomination Form: Shedd Park Fieldhouse". National Park Service. Retrieved January 13, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Shedd Park Fieldhouse". Chicago Landmarks. City of Chicago. Retrieved January 13, 2013.