Lonely Planet Writer

Grand opening for Chicago’s brand new skate park

Dubai opens luxury skate park. Image by rafael-castillo / CC BY 2.0
Grand opening for Chicago’s new skate park. Image by rafael-castillo / CC BY 2.0

It will be a happy weekend for Chicago’s skateboarders. A new skate and wheel park is opening in the city’s Grant Park on Saturday which will bring three acres of concrete ramps, stairs and slopes to the south end of the park. The grand opening is happening at 11am and there will be a party with DJs, contests and giveaways. The park was designed by Altamanu Architects and includes parts from the Central Station clock tower which used to occupy the space. Read more: chicago.curbed.com