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Washington Park Historic District

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  1. Washington Park Historic District: Washington Park in Albany, New York is the city's premier park and the site of many festivals and gatherings. As public property it dates back to the city charter in 1686, and has seen many uses including that of gunpowder storage, square/parade grounds, and cemetery. The park is often mistaken as being designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, but does incorporate many of the philosophical ideals used by Olmsted when he designed Central Park in Manhattan. The park is about 81 acres in size with the 5.2-acre Washington Park Lake, a roughly 1,600-foot-long and 140-foot-wide lake, in the southwestern corner.
  2. Washington Park Historic District, also known as Washington Square is a historic district in and around Washington Park in the city of Ottawa, Illinois, USA. Washington Park was the site of the first Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858 and is surrounded by several historic structures. The park was platted in 1831 and the historic district was added to the United States National Register of Historic Places in 1973.
    • also known as Washington Square; Washington Park Historic District, Ottawa
    • part of Illinois, Ottawa
  3. The Washington Park Historic District is a district on the National Register of Historic Places in Indianapolis, Indiana. It was placed on the Register on June 24, 2008. It comprises nearly 60 acres and is located 4 miles north of downtown Indianapolis, in the south-central part of the Meridian-Kessler neighborhood. The district includes all properties south of 43rd Street and north of 40th Street, and west of Central Avenue and east of the alley running north and south between Pennsylvania and Meridian Streets; Washington Boulevard runs north-south through the center of the district. It includes 110 contributing buildings, ranging mostly from mansions to small bungalows, and three non-contributing buildings.
  4. The Washington Park Historic District is a historic district in the village of Newtonville, in Newton, Massachusetts. It includes the following properties, some of which date from the 1890s: 4 to 97 Washington Park plus 5 and 15 Park Place. The focal point of the district is the city park which is located in the median of the street of the same name. On March 12, 2008, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
  5. Washington Park Historic District in Troy, New York is a historic district that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.
    • also known as Washington Park Historic District, Troy
    • part of Troy, New York

Miscellanea

Washington Park Historic District, also known as the Southside Neighborhood, is a national historic district located at Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina. The district encompasses 348 contributing buildings, 1 contributing site, and 2 contributing structures, in a predominantly residential section of Winston-Salem. It was a planned speculative development centered around a streetcar line. The buildings date from about 1892 to 1940, and include notable examples of Colonial Revival, Queen Anne, and Bungalow / American Craftsman style architecture. Notable buildings include the Schlatter Memorial Reformed Church.

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Google previewNew Jersey Encyclopedia (2008)

by Jennifer Herman

Significance: 1750-1799 — Owner: State — Historic Function: Landscape — Historic Sub-function: Conservation Area — Current Function: Landscape — Current Sub-function: Park WASHINGTON PARK HISTORIC DISTRICT ( designated in ...

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