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Kathy Osterman Beach, Chicago

Kathy Osterman Beach - Chicago, Illinois
Kathy Osterman Beach
1000 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611Map
+1 312 747 0832
Neighborhood: Near North Side/ River North
Overview

Kathy Osterman Beach is a neighborhood favorite for swimming, sunbathing, rollerblading, volleyball and even fishing. Named after the late chief of the Mayor's Office of Special Events, the beach has become increasingly popular with the gay and lesbian community in recent years. An informal volleyball league displays the rainbow-colored gay pride flag from atop one of the nets, while many other gay men and women come here to watch the game or just soak in the sun and the scene. Plenty of straight folks from the neighborhood have also recently discovered this oasis.

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Kathy Osterman Beach General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 09:00 AM to 09:30 PM
  • Type: Beaches/Bodies of Water
  • Nearest Train: Cottage Grove East 32nd
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