First Facts

answer: a. 1893

Hull House playground began in 1893 on the Near West Side and continued as a privately funded playground (through Hull House) until 1906 when the city took it over. It was discontinued in 1910.

Hull House in the early 1900s.

Hull House in the early 1900s. (CHS photo by Branes Crosby. ICHi-19288)

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