Harlan E. Moore, a man who lived deep into his 90s, and was something of a lumber tycoon around these parts, gave us this park and a lot more along the way. This is a nice park.
A hidden gem in east Urbana, Crestivew Park offers a sensory experience unlike no other city park in town, and reminds us just how special Japan House on campus truly is.
Here is a small normal park in west Champaign located two blocks from another small normal park in the same neighborhood. OK!
Brand spankin' new Commissioner's Park is a speculative job based on the idea that people are going to keep buying McMansions and making poor choices with their inheritance or investments. Also, a note on Judah Christian School, because it's worth making sure someone who works there or sends their kids there knows how Seth feels about it.
The Hosier Memorial Garden isn't a park, but rather, a lovely patch of flowers on the Rt. 45, otherwise known as Neil St. OK!
Here is a tiny little one acre park that serves few, and offers little, but still has value because it is open space to breathe freely.
Behind the old Carrie Busey elementary school, which is slated to be demolished with the new International Prep Academy, sits Wisegarver Park, and it is unremarkable, but still open green space, so it is, indeed, a park.
Is Hessel Park the most comprehensive and best park in Champaign? It would appear to be the case and rightfully so!
Colbert Park is the crown jewel of Savoy parks, and it is a great place to spend a couple hours in the south part of CU.
Burwash Park is home to a playground, a small baseball diamond, a sand volleyball court, and more. It serves as a big space to spend some time with friends and family. Here's a good park in Savoy. Enjoy it!
This old park has been secretly telling stories since 1906. We are glad it's around!
Turnberry Ridge Park is a perfectly normal park that shares its name with a golf course in Scotland that is owned by Donald Trump. Great!
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