Fort Wayne Park And Boulevard System Historic District
Fort Wayne Park and Boulevard System Historic District
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Fort Wayne Park and Boulevard System Historic District, May 2012
Fort Wayne Park and Boulevard System Historic District is located in Indiana
Fort Wayne Park and Boulevard System Historic District
Fort Wayne Park and Boulevard System Historic District is located in the US
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
Coordinates 41°03?51?N 85°05?26?W / 41.06417°N 85.09056°W / 41.06417; -85.09056Coordinates: 41°03?51?N 85°05?26?W / 41.06417°N 85.09056°W / 41.06417; -85.09056
Area 1,883 acres (762 ha)
Built c. 1909 (1909)-1912
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
NRHP reference # 10001099[1]
Added to NRHP December 28, 2010

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.[2]:5-6

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 12/27/10 through 12/30/10. National Park Service. 2011-01-07. 
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved .  Note: This includes Camille B. Fife; Meg Storrow; Paul Lippens (May 2010). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Fort Wayne Park and Boulevard System Historic District Part 1" (PDF). Retrieved .  and Camille B. Fife; Meg Storrow; Paul Lippens (May 2010). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Fort Wayne Park and Boulevard System Historic District Part 2" (PDF). Retrieved .  and Accompanying photographs.



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