Meridian Hill Park cultural landscape report

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U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service , Washington, D.C
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Meridian Hill Park (Washington, D.C.), Washington (

StatementNational Park Service, National Capital Region ; [consultants] Architrave P.C. Architects.
ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service. National Capital Region., Architrave P.C. Architects.
LC ClassificationsF203.5.M47 M47 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3746262M
LC Control Number2003426519

Genre/Form: Government publications: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Meridian Hill Park cultural landscape report. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of the. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Meridian Hill Park cultural landscape report.

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Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, []. A reading of this recent photographic history, "Meridian Hill Park" () inspired my morning visit. Written by Fiona Clem, a tour guide and resident of the Meridian Hill area, the book is part of the extensive series of local histories published in the Images of 5/5(4).

Meridian Hill Park, or Malcolm X Park, is a structured urban park located in the Washington, D.C. neighborhood of Columbia Heights; it also abuts the nearby neighborhood of Adams park was designed and built between and This acre (49, m²), formally landscaped site is officially part of the National Capital Parks Unit of the National Park System, Location: Bounded by 16th, Euclid, 15th, and W.

Burnap had a reputation as a practical designer, one who recognized the importance of incorporating pedestrian and vehicular traffic patterns, as was requiring that sculpture be suitable to the park as a livable place for park users 3.

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