Oak Park/Highland Park


Saturday, June 18, 2022

The Parks are ‘streetcar suburbs’ – Oak Park and Highland Park are walkable, urban neighborhoods with mature trees near the bank of the Des Moines River. The historic business district has been a focal point for life on the North Side of Des Moines for over a century.

Spaces/places of note…

  • Businesses on 6th Avenue, including Aqualand, Des Moines Mercantile, Ichi Bike, Quick Stop African Market

  • Restaurants and coffee shops including Chuck’s Pizza, El Salvador del Mundo, Slow Down

  • Murals throughout the neighborhoods

  • North Side Library

  • Historical buildings and architectural treasures

  • North High School

  • McHenry and Riverview parks

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