Know your 'hood: Coming next week, Prizes!

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My little 'hood trivia quiz found in a corner of the neighborhoods pages makes it easy for you to know a bit more about Chicago. I give you the answer.
But starting next week ...

the first smarty pants to post the correct quiz question answer on this blog, will win wonderful prizes — that have yet to be determined. Study up!

Here's today's quiz:

Who is Humboldt Park named after?

Answer: German naturalist and scientist Baron Alexander von Humboldt. The 206-acre park at 1400 N. Sacramento was opened in 1871.

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Irving Park Boulevard....could it have been called "Irvington"

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Mark Konkol

Mark Konkol covers city neighborhoods for the Chicago Sun-Times. You can e-mail him or call (312) 321-2146.

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