Washington Park

Bounded by Fayette Ave., Williams Blvd., Walnut St., MacArthur Blvd., S. Grand Ave. and Chatham Rd.
Springfield, Illinois

Historic Document

Washington Park is located in Sangamon County, Illinois certified as a historic location on Friday May 22, 1992. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Landscape, Recreation And Culture, more specifically a Park, Auditorium. Washington Park was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Landscape Architecture.

Washington Park Information

Ownership Type: Local
Type of Resource: District
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1901, 1907
Level of Governmental Significance: Local
Architect, builder, or engineer: Simonds,Ossian Cole
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Washington Park Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 1503
Number of historically contributing buildings: 1
Number of historically contributing sites: 1
Number of historically contributing structures: 0
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 9
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Springfield Historic Locations Sangamon County Historic Locations Illinois Historic Locations