Arlington Ridge Park

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Arlington Ridge Park
The Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Va., can be seen prior to the Sunset Parade June 4, 2013 130604-M-MM982-036.jpg
Marine Corps War Memorial
Arlington Ridge Park is located in District of Columbia
Arlington Ridge Park
Arlington Ridge Park is located in Virginia
Arlington Ridge Park
Arlington Ridge Park is located in the US
Arlington Ridge Park
Location NW corner of N. Meade St. and Marshall Dr., Arlington, Virginia
Coordinates 38°53′15″N 77°4′18″W / 38.88750°N 77.07167°W / 38.88750; -77.07167Coordinates: 38°53′15″N 77°4′18″W / 38.88750°N 77.07167°W / 38.88750; -77.07167
Area 27.5 acres (11.1 ha)
Built 1953 (1953)-1954, 1960
Architect Neild, Edward F.; et al.
MPS Parkways of the National Capital Region MPS
NRHP reference # 09000688[1]
VLR # 000-7381
Significant dates
Added to NRHP September 4, 2009
Designated VLR December 4, 2002[2]

Arlington Ridge Park, also known as the Nevius Tract, is a historic park property located in Arlington, Virginia. The property lies within the boundaries of the George Washington Memorial Parkway. It includes the Marine Corps War Memorial (1954), also known as the Iwo Jima Memorial; and the Netherlands Carillon (1960).[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 2013-05-12.
  3. ^ Susan G. Horner (April 2008). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Arlington Ridge Park" (PDF). and Accompanying four photos

External links[edit]

Media related to Arlington Ridge Park at Wikimedia Commons