Garvin Park

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Garvin Park
Bandstand in Garvin Park.jpg
Bandstand in Garvin Park, September 2011
Garvin Park is located in Indiana
Garvin Park
Garvin Park is located in the US
Garvin Park
Location N. Main St. and Morgan Ave., Evansville, Indiana
Coordinates 37°59′43″N 87°33′50″W / 37.99528°N 87.56389°W / 37.99528; -87.56389Coordinates: 37°59′43″N 87°33′50″W / 37.99528°N 87.56389°W / 37.99528; -87.56389
Area 87 acres (35 ha)
Built 1915 (1915)
Architect West, Myron H.
NRHP reference # 80000069[1]
Added to NRHP August 29, 1980

Garvin Park is a historic public park located in Evansville, Indiana, United States. It was planned and laid out in 1915 for the city of Evansville in a naturalistic landscape style. Located in the park are the contributing concrete and stone bridges and a Works Progress Administration-era bandstand.[2]:2

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[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. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2016-09-01.  Note: This includes Joan Marchand and Douglas Stern (May 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Garvin Park" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-09-01. , and accompanying photographs