Samuel Sarpiya, was born in Nigera, came to Rockford in February 2009, to begin Rockford Community Church. He has worked with West Middle School, Rockford police, and directs the local Center for Nonviolence. Source: Northwest Quarterly Magazine, Annual Guide 2019
This building is the bottom half of what was the Sunset Park shelter house, as identified by Jean Lythgoe. Compare with the 1917 photograph of Sunset Park and the partial photo of this one Note the concession window, the door, and the smaller window. The two other photos mentioned can be found in the Local History database.