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A Peek at the Plan for Chicago's Most Remote Park

The park district's vision for the South Side park includes playgrounds, fitness stations, and lake access.

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If you’ve ever wondered which Chicago park is farthest from a street, here’s your answer: It’s Park 566, on the site of the old US Steel South Works plant on the South Side. Though largely undeveloped now, the Chicago Park District’s Lakeside Master Plan for the 500-acre park features fitness stations, a nature-themed playground, and Lake Michigan access.