A watercolor depiction of the Parachutes Ride at Riverview Park, created in 1937. The artist, H. P. Zwengel was from the United States.
A night scene of Riverview amusement park in Chicago, dominated by "Parachutes" ride; kiosk, building, castle and roller coaster.
This watercolor depicts Riverview Park, Chicago's largest and longest-running park, surviving from 1904 to 1967. Riverview Park had the world's first suspended roller coaster (1908) and first parachute ride (1936), seen in this watercolor. Before it was demolished, Riverview was located near the instersection of Belmont and Western avenues in North Center.