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Walk inside the building to view the courtyard of the former Receptory Building for the Park.
Built 1895 as a stable, it also served as the office space for the Humboldt Park Superintendent, noted landscape artist Jens Jensen, a Danish-born American credited as the innovator of the “Prairie Style” of landscape architecture.
The building is now the home of the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture, which rehabilitated the building for use as a cultural center and museum.
“Dragon” details are a reflection of this area’s early immigrant populations when the park was founded and originally developed - including that of the Norwegian and German communities.
Cover photo credit themartycastro via Instagram.
Adventure cover photo credit dandelionvision via Instagram.