Carr Square

Carr Square general boundaries are defined as Cass Ave. on the North, southward to N. 13th St. to N Tucker Blvd on the East westward to Cole St. on the South, northward to N. Jefferson Ave. on the West to Cass Ave.

Useful Contacts

Aldermen

Neighborhood Improvement Specialist(s)

Citizens' Service Bureau

Community Sites

None found.

Parks in Carr Square

DeSoto Park

DeSoto Park

To provide for the recreational needs of the many families residing in the Pruitt, Igoe and Vaughn housing projects, the City acquired the site for a new DeSoto Park in 1952. This Park replaced the smaller DeSoto Playground that was swallowed up by the housing development.

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Interco Plaza

Interco Plaza

The park is really just a concrete and paver surfaces in a varied pattern with patches of grass and a few trees. There are cool looking stone benches and a monument dedicated to local politicians.

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Loretta Hall Park

Loretta Hall Park

Presented to the City in August, 1842 by William C. Carr, with the stipulation that it was "to be forever used as a square" It was later enclosed with a high iron fence at the request of the citizens of the neighborhood.

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Murphy Park

Murphy Park

Neighborhood Park located at Cass and Hogan.

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