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Dead Fish Are Piling Up In Chicago’s Ponds And Lagoons. Here’s What’s Going On

Temperature swings and heavy snow contributed to the fish die-off at the city's ponds and lagoons, according to Park District officials and freshwater biologists.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Little Village Coronavirus Testing Site Moved To Douglass Park

The city ended testing at Saucedo Scholastic Academy on Wednesday.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

West Side Park Officially Renamed For Frederick And Anna Murray Douglass

The Park District finalized the renaming after previously stripping the name of Civil War-era Senator Stephen A. Douglas from the park.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Douglas Park Signs Come Down To Make Way For New Name: Frederick And Anna Murray Douglass Park

The signs were removed just a day after the Park District Board voted to remove the name of Stephen Douglas from the park.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Douglas Park Is No More, Clearing Way To Honor Abolitionists Frederick And Anna Murray Douglass

The board will rename the park after a 45-day public comment period.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

How Should Chicago Rename Its Public Parks? Here’s How To Weigh In With Your Ideas

The changes come after a years-long effort to change Douglas Park to Douglass Park in honor of abolitionists Frederick Douglass and Anna Murray-Douglass.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Douglas Park Will Be Renamed For Frederick Douglass, But Students Pushing For Change Say They Were Left Out

Youth organizers were not notified about the board meeting and were not invited to speak with the board about their proposal before it voted.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Douglas Park Will Be Renamed For Frederick Douglass, Park District Board Says: ‘We Have Heard You’

After West Side students lobbied for the change for years, the Park District Board unanimously voted to start the park renaming process Wednesday.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Will Douglas Park Be Renamed For Frederick Douglass? After Years Of Student Activism, Park District Calls Emergency Meeting To Decide

West Side students lobbied the city to rename the park for years to no avail. But after protesters tried to pull down the Columbus statue, the city is listening.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Stephen Douglas Park Is Now Frederick Douglass Park Thanks To A Rogue Painter Who Changed The Signs

After years of asking the Park District to rename Douglas Park to no avail, someone took matters into their own hands.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
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