Father Filipiak Park

Overview and amenities for Father Filipiak Park

Wide view of Filipiak Park
Wide view of Filipiak Park by Mark Groth

In 1979, the Rev. Edward Filipiak, for whom the park is named, was a one-man pastorate on a mission to save his church, built in 1844, from demolition. Archdiocese leaders planned a new building nearby but backed off after some former parishioners organized the Friends of St. Joseph, and the National Register of Historic Places designated the twin-spire structure a landmark.

What you'll see at this park is a grassy knoll of rolling berms and a few shade trees complete with benches and plaques in honor of Fr. Filipiak and those who've lost their lives in the line of work.

Ordinance Year: 1980

Size: 4.30 acres

Park Type: City Park

Maintained By:
Parks Division

Related Neighborhoods
Columbus Square

Related Wards
Ward 5

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