Skokie Historical Society

Parks and Recreation of Skokie, Illinois

circa 1928 through 1987

 

Previously known as NILES CENTRE or NILES CENTER, Illinois


SKOKIE HISTORICAL SOCIETY - 8031 Floral Avenue - Skokie, Illinois 60077

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Klehm's Picnic Grove, circa 1900s

The Klehm's Picnic Grove was located on the southwest corner of Lincoln Avenue and Oakton Street.

Evanston Golf Club Building, 1918

The Evanston Golf Club building is located at 4401 Dempster Street.

Niles Center Recreation Rooms, circa 1920

The Niles Center Recreation Rooms was located at 8146 Floral Avenue.

Niles Center Recreation Rooms Interior, 1926

The Niles Center Recreation Rooms was located at 8146 Floral Avenue.

Niles Center Recreation Rooms Interior, 1926

The Niles Center Recreation Rooms was located at 8146 Floral Avenue.

Niles Center Recreation Rooms Interior, 1926

The Niles Center Recreation Rooms was located at 8146 Floral Avenue.

Klehm's Picnic Grove Development, 1928

The Klehm Picnic Grove was located on the southwest corner of Oakton Street and Lincoln Avenue.

Skokie Park District -- Oakton Park Pond, 1950s

The Oakton Park Pond, part of the Skokie Park District, was located at 4701 Oakton Street.

Skokie Park District -- Oakton Park Field House, 1950s

The Oakton Park Field House, part of the Skokie Park District, was located at 4701 Oakton Street.

Skokie Park District -- Oakton Park Wading Pool, 1956

The Oakton Park Wading Pool, part of the Skokie Park District, was located at 4701 Oakton Street.

Skokie Park District -- Oakton Park Pool, 1956

The Oakton Park Pool, part of the Skokie Park District, is located at 4701 Oakton Street.

Fun Fair Amusement Park Entrance, 1960

The Fun Fair Amusement Park was located on southeast corner of Skokie Boulevard and Golf Road.

Fun Fair Amusement Park Train Ride, 1960

The Fun Fair Amusement Park was located at the southeast corner of Skokie Boulevard and Golf Road.

Fun Fair Amusement Park Wild Mouse, 1960

The Fun Fair Amusement Park was located on southeast corner of Skokie Boulevard and Golf Road.

Fun Fair Amusement Park Mini-Boat Ride, 1960

The Fun Fair Amusement Park was located on southeast corner of Skokie Boulevard and Golf Road.

Fun Fair Amusement Park Airplane Ride, 1960

The Fun Fair Amusement Park was located on southeast corner of Skokie Boulevard and Golf Road.

Fun Fair Amusement Park Rides, 1960

The Fun Fair Amusement Park was located on southeast corner of Skokie Boulevard and Golf Road.

Skokie Park District -- Oakton Park Pool, 1962

The Oakton Park Pool, part of the Skokie Park District, is located at 4701 Oakton Street.

Skokie Park District -- Oakton Park Playground, 1987

The Oakton Park playground, part of the Skokie Park District, is located at 4701 Oakton Street.

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