Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1897/00/00 John Charles Olmsted Landscape Architect Greater Memphis Movement hires John Olmsted to provide initial designs, he designs an alignment for the parkway to connect Wilderberger Farm (Riverside Park) to Lea's Woods (Overton Park), 1897-1900
1901/11/00 George E Kessler Landscape Architect George E Kessler's plan for the Memphis Park and Parkway System is accepted by the city

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Particulars for Memphis Parkway System:
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Community Planning and Development
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Landscape Architecture
Level of Significance Local
Owner Private
Historic Use Road-related
Owner State

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 89000520
Resource Type:
Owner: Private, State, Local
Architect: Kessler,George
Architectural Style: No style listed
Other Certification: Determined eligible-DOE process, Date received-pending nomination
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Community Planning and Development, Landscape architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Significant Year: c 1902
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-Function: Road-related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-Function: Road-related

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