The Incredibly Unique Park That’s Right Here In Illinois’ Own Backyard
Few Illinoisans know about the incredibly unique park hiding in Addison. Even fewer know about its devious history. Some of the old structures on site were built more than 30 years ago, and you’ll be surprised to learn why.
This play place that is now for children was once a dangerous military zone. Scroll on to check it out:
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Nike Park is located at 200 S Rohlwing Rd., Addison, IL 60101, and you can learn more about it on the Addison Park District website here.
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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