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Fort Wayne Park and Boulevard System Historic District

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Built  c. 1909 (1909)-1912
Area  7.62 km²
NRHP Reference #  10001099
Added to NRHP  28 December 2010
Fort Wayne Park and Boulevard System Historic District
Location  Roughly including the following parks and adjacent rights-of-way: Franke, McCormick, McCulloch, McMillen, Memorial, Nuckols, Old Fort, Reservoir, Rockhill, Weisser, and Williams, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Architect  Robinson, Charles Mulford; Kessler, George; Shurcliff, Arthur; et al.
Architectural style  Tudor Revival, Colonial Revival, Bungalow / craftsman, Minimal Traditional, Ranch, et al.
MPS  Park and Boulevard System of Fort Wayne, Indiana MPS

Fort Wayne Park and Boulevard System Historic District is a national historic district located at Fort Wayne, Indiana. The district encompasses 34 contributing buildings, 61 contributing sites, 70 contributing structures, and 15 contributing objects in 11 public parks, four parkways, and ten boulevards associated with the parkway and boulevard system in Fort Wayne. The system was originally conceived in 1909 by Charles Mulford Robinson (1869–1917) and further developed and refined by noted landscape architect and planner George Kessler (1862-1923) in 1911-1912. The buildings reflect Classical Revival and Bungalow / American Craftsman style architecture. Later additions and modifications include those by noted landscape architect Arthur Asahel Shurcliff.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.

References

Fort Wayne Park and Boulevard System Historic District Wikipedia


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