Great Public Spaces: Memorial Park

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Metro Jacksonville's Lauren Parker and Andrew Smith take a visit to a great Jacksonville public space that was designed by the famed Olmsted Brothers: Memorial Park.



A Photographic Tour of Memorial Park


Memorial Park is open for reservations for events such as weddings and fundraisers and can be scheduled through the City Parks Department.



Memorial Park Corner Entrance




A  Contemporary Tribute from 2011 For the Original Plan by the Olmsted Brothers




One of Two Eagles in Front of the Life Statue







Life by Charles Adrian Pillars







The Morning View of the St. Johns River









If You Have Pets, Bring Them!




When all else fails, you can always come by for a walk, or just enjoy the view.









And lastly:






Memorial Park is located in historic Five Points at 1620 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32204.

For more information:

http://memparkjax.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/MemPark_Final-Report_13_0320_reduced.pdf

http://memparkjax.org/about-us/memorial-park/


Photographs by Andrew Smith.


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