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Pitts Park’s scenic parks and invigorating green spaces give residents of Pitts Park a constant breath of fresh air. An historic public park sits in the heart of the community, offering residents chance to sit and relax.
Pitts Park sits in the 73111 zip code area. The community is bounded by Northeast 23rd Street to the north, North Rhode Island Avenue to the east, Northeast 16th Street to the south, and North Lottie Avenue to the west. Intestate 44 runs to the north, with Interstate 35 to the east, Interstate 40 to the south, and Interstate 235 to the west. The area is mostly composed of residences, although eateries, service establishments, and churches also occupy the neighborhood.
The nearby Riley Leroy Pitts Park offers basketball and tennis courts, as well as a playground. This peaceful city park has a rich history. Riley Leroy Pitts Park is named after a United States Army captain who was the first African American officer to receive the Medal of Honor. President Lyndon B. Johnson presented Pitts the medal in 1968, after he died heroically in South Vietnam. The site is also home to the Pitts Recreation Center, which offers a gym and community rooms.
Phillips Park, which offers a playground, sits to the south. To the east sits Edwards Park, which contains a baseball field and picnic area. Next door to Edwards is Douglas Park, offering visitors a baseball field, a playground, and picnic shelters.