Former site of Riverview Park, a 74-acre amusement park where Marshall Brodien, Ed Marlo, and other magicians worked and played.

Johnny Thompson worked in the side show as a fire eater and sword swallower when he was 13 years old, 1947. Johnny says, in Reel Magic #5, this is where he first met Louis Zingone who was running his family's Skee Ball outfit near the sideshow.

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Riverview Park
Belmont and Western Chicago, IL 60618

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