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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