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Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool

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Quiet place in the city

This is a nice quiet place in Lincoln Park. Right next to the zoo. When we were there we had the... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2019
samanthajfindlay
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Fabius, New York
An important example of Prairie School landscape architecture

The Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool, also known as the Lincoln Park Lily Pool, was developed in... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2019
Taylor B
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Chicago, Illinois
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Fullerton Avenue, between N. Cannon and N. Stockton, between North Cannon Drive and North Stockon Drive, Chicago, IL 60614
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This is a nice quiet place in Lincoln Park. Right next to the zoo. When we were there we had the place to ourselves which was great. Free to get in.
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The Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool, also known as the Lincoln Park Lily Pool, was developed in 1936-1938. Located at 125 West Fullerton Parkway, between Stockton and Cannon Drives in Lincoln Park, north of the Lincoln Park Zoo and next to the Lincoln Park Conservatory, it is an
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Great walking, meditation, yoga, reading, date, etc. place. This is a delightful little park with plenty of nature to appreciate and habitat to turtles, Chipmunks, butterflies, song birds (just the critters enjoying their day while we walked though that day).
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This place is very near to the Lincoln Park Zoo, but there is no direct entrance from the Zoo, but one can exit pool area directly to the Zoo. This is very quiet, peaceful and romantic place which is also very good for relax or meditation or just feeling the nature
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I remember when this park was brand new. It was cool then but a bit sterile feeling. Now it has matured into cozy little get away, perfect for a picnic or romantic stroll.
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