Milwaukee County Park History: The City of Milwaukee purchased the site for Gordon Park in 1907 with the acquisition of 13 ½ acres for $45,000. The land across the river, Riverside Park, had previously been acquired. The park is named after the Gordon family, who were former owners of the property. In 1909 the City […] Back to the full article.

Riverside & Gordon Parks

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Designed by Jeff McAvoy. Jeff is a Milwaukee illustrator and the marketing director for the Urban Ecology Center.