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Melrose Park, Illinois: Kiddieland Amusement Park Sign

Built in 1950 for an amusement park that closed in 2009. Now hangs from the side of the town library. A big sign, and it lights up in garish candy-colors at night.

801 N. 19th Ave., Melrose Park, IL
On the outside north wall of the town library, so only visible heading south. On the east side of N. 19th Ave. just south of its intersection with Iowa St. Library lobby displays some Kiddieland memorabilia.
Lit at night. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Kiddieland Amusement Park Sign

Kiddieland Amusement Park was open from 1929-2009. The iconic sign was added in 1950, and greeted everyone from the corner of North and First Aves. Lit at night, the sign could be seen from even a mile or two away. It now is at the Melrose Park Library, and the words "KIDDIELAND" still light up at night.

[Jeffrey Linnert Jr, 06/30/2018]

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