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Old Chicago

Old Chicago
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Amusement park
Location
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Bolingbrook, Illinois, USA
Operated 1975 to 1980
Area 500,000 square feet
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Old Chicago was a shopping complex and amusement park in Bolingbrook, Illinois, USA.

History[edit]

The amusement park closed in 1980 and its rides were sold off. The rest of the complex closed in 1981. The building was demolished in 1986 as no use could be found. By this time, it had fallen into disrepair and had begun to be soiled by the weather.

Design[edit]

Old Chicago was a large square building with a dome in the center. The amusemnet park (called Old Chicago Fairgruonds) was located under the dome with the retail stores located around it. The retail section was designed to look like a street with an 1890s theme.

Past roller coasters[edit]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Relocated
Chicago Cat Pinfari Steel 1975 1980 Unknown
Chicago Loop Arrow Dynamics Steel 1975 1980 Alabama State Fairgrounds
Toboggan Chance Rides Steel Unknown Unknown Unknown

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