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Richard Peters, Staff Liaison
Historic Park Ridge
The Historic Preservation Commission created a brochure that identifies 10 special places or areas in Park Ridge and some of the special people associate with these places.
- Did you know that artist Grant Wood has a Park Ridge connection?
- Did you know that Park Ridge used to be called Brickton and that millions of bricks were produced annually for many years from the clay pits on the north side of town?
- Did you know that Andrew Carnegie donated $7500 to build a public Library in Park Ridge?
Hey Park Ridge, did you Know?