Parks & Gardens


The 25th Ward boasts green spaces galore. From the Chicago River-side Ping Tom Park to the brightly lit baseball fields of Harrison Park, get out and play in the Ward’s fun-friendly places.

Baraga Park
Barrett Park
Dvorak Park
Reyes Park
Harrison Park
Jefferson Playlot
Ping Tom Park
Sheridan Park
Throop Playlot


Perez Grammar School @ W. 19th St. and S. Throop St.
Mariposa Garden @ 1835 S Carpenter St.
Whittier Garden (Xochiquetzal Peace Garden) @ 1903 W 23rd
Roots & Rays Community Garden @ 1523 W Cullerton St.
Eco Rooftop Garden @ 2042 W 21st St.

El Paseo Community Garden 944 W 21st St.
Pickard Elementary Gardem @ 2301 21st
City Garden Waldorf @ 920 W 19th St.
Cooper Elementary Garden @ 1624 W 19th

The Garden of Wonders @ 1810 S Racine Ave.
New Horizons Garden @ 1750 W 18th Pl.
Mary Zepeda Native Garden @ 1423 W 17th St.