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Indianapolis Park and Boulevard System

  • Vicinity: Roughly bounded by 38th St, Emerson, Southern and Tibbs Aves, Fall Creek and Pleasan Run Rkwys to Shadeland
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
George E Kessler Architect
Sheridan, Lawrence Architect

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Particulars for Indianapolis Park and Boulevard System:
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Architectural Style Beaux Arts
Area of Significance Community Planning and Development
Area of Significance Conservation
Area of Significance Engineering
Area of Significance Entertainment - Recreation
Area of Significance Health-medicine
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Landscape Architecture
Historic Use Meeting hall
Level of Significance National
Historic Use Outdoor recreation
Historic Use Park
Owner Private
Historic Use Road-related
Historic Use Sport Facility
Area of Significance Transportation

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 28th March 2003

Registry Name: Indianapolis Park and Boulevard System
Registry Address: Roughly bounded by 38th St., Emerson, Southern and Tibbs Aves., Fall Creek and Pleasan Run Rkwys to Shadeland
Registry Number: 03000149
Resource Type: District
Owner: Private, Local
Architect: Kessler, George Edward; Sheridan, Lawrence
Architectural Style: Other, Beaux arts
Attribute: City Beautiful
Area in Acres: 3400
Contributing Buildings: 20
Non-Contributing Buildings: 60
Contributing Sites: 28
Contributing Structures: 109
Non-Contributing Structures: 41
Contributing Objects: 7
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Landscape architecture, Community Planning and Development, Conservation, Health-medicine, Transportation, Engineering, Entertainment-recreation
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Significant Year: 1898, 1909, 1923
Historic Function: Landscape, Transportation, Social, Recreation and Culture
Historic Sub-Function: Sport facility, Park, Meeting hall, Road-related, Outdoor recreation
Current Function: Landscape, Recreation and Culture, Transportation, Social, Government
Current Sub-Function: Park Road-related Outdoor recreation Sport facility Meeting hall Fire station

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