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1 City (1990 pop. 30,575), Lake co., NE Ill., a suburb of Chicago on Lake Michigan; inc. 1869. It is a retail business and medical center for the North Shore area. Nearby Ravinia Park is the summer home of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, in residence for the Ravinia Music Festival, held there annually since 1936. Adjacent Fort Sheridan closed in 1993; part of the area is now a National Historic Landmark District.

2 City (1990 pop. 20,121), Wayne co., SE Mich., within the confines of Detroit; laid out 1818, inc. as a city 1917. Traditionally linked to Detroit's automobile industry, Highland Park grew after Henry FordFord, Henry,
1863–1947, American industrialist, pioneer automobile manufacturer, b. Dearborn, Mich. The Inception of the Ford Motor Company

Ford showed mechanical aptitude at an early age and left (1879) his father's farm to work as an apprentice in a Detroit
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 established the first Model T plant in the city in 1910; it was there that assembly-line production was first based. The city experienced major outmigration in the 1980s and 90s as the automotive industry, including the world headquarters of the Chrysler Corp., left the area.

3 Residential borough (1990 pop. 13,279), Middlesex co., N central N.J., on the Raritan River opposite New Brunswick; inc. 1905.

Highland Park

Address:Highland Ave at Bunker Hill
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Phone:412-665-3632
Fax:412-665-3633
Web: www.city.pittsburgh.pa.us/parks/
Size: 475 acres.
Location:East of downtown in Pittsburgh's Highland Park neighborhood. Park office is at the corner of Heberton and Grafton Streets.
Facilities:Picnic shelters, swimming pool, lake, trails, fitness course, playgrounds, sports areas.
Activities:Fishing, swimming, hiking, bicycling, tennis, baseball, basketball, football, soccer, volleyball.
Special Features:Park houses the Pittsburgh Zoo (established in 1898), featuring more than 6,300 animals in natural habitat exhibits, including a tropical rain forest complex.

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Highland Park

 

a city in the northern USA, in the state of Michigan; a northern suburb of Detroit. Population, 35,000 (1975). Automobile plants are located in Highland Park. The city is the site of the Lawrence Institute of Technology.

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