Crafting Your Experience

ChicagoParks & Nature
Chicago Cultural Alliance

Humboldt Park

Humboldt Park is known for being a home to a number of immigrant communities including Scandinavians, Norwegians, and Jews. Humboldt Park is also a 207-acre recreation park.

  • 1.

    La Casita de Don Pedro

    La Casita de Don Pedro

    A living public art project created by the willing hands of volunteers in celebrating El Maestro.

  • 2.

    The Boathouse

    The Boathouse

    This 1907 boathouse and landmark includes a terrace and cafe.

  • 3.

    Von Humboldt

    Von Humboldt

    A Prussian geographer, naturalist, and explorer whose life work focused on botanical geography.

  • 4.

    Division Street Mural

    Division Street Mural

    Paseo Boricua hosts a mural space worth going out of your way to witness.

  • 5.

    Museum of PR Arts & Culture

    Museum of PR Arts & Culture

    Designed by German-American architects Frommann & Jebsen, the museum is a German country house.

  • 6.

    Formal Gardens

    Formal Gardens

    A showpiece of the park, where city dwellers escape the urban environment.

  • 7.

    Casa Central

    Casa Central

    Casa Central was founded in 1954 to focus on the social service needs of Hispanics in Chicago.

  • 8.

    Paseo Boricua Flag

    Paseo Boricua Flag

    The 59-foot flags recognize the hard work many Puerto Ricans have conducted in the steel mills.

  • 9.

    St. Fidelis

    St. Fidelis

    The primary Polish Catholic church and parish for this area.

  • 10.

    Greystone Buildings

    Greystone Buildings

    The greystones were designed by German-American architects when the park was still in development.

  • 11.

    Puerto Rican Parade

    Puerto Rican Parade

    The Puerto Rican Parade Committee of Chicago is the oldest formal Puerto Rican organization in the city.

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