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Cheesman Park

Added by yongli on 05/19/2017 - 15:45, last changed on 05/22/2017 - 17:04
One of the jewels of Denver’s park and parkway system , Cheesman Park (1601 Race St, Denver, CO 80206) sits on land that originally served as the city’s first cemetery. In 1890 the cemetery was closed, many—but not all—graves were relocated, and a park designed by Denver’s first landscape architect...

City Park

Added by yongli on 08/29/2016 - 14:34, last changed on 05/16/2017 - 09:33
Established in 1882, City Park is Denver’s largest urban park, occupying nearly 320 acres between East Seventeenth and East Twenty-Third Avenues from York Street to Colorado Boulevard. Designed primarily by civil engineers Henry Meryweather and Walter Graves in the 1880s and by Reinhard Schuetze in...

Washington Park

Added by yongli on 10/28/2016 - 10:23, last changed on 12/01/2016 - 08:29
Developed in the 1890s and early 1900s, Washington Park is a scenic recreational area occupying about 160 acres southeast of downtown Denver . Designed around a portion of City Ditch by landscape architects Reinhard Schuetze and Saco DeBoer , the park features two lakes and a large meadow and has a...
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