EBook Baltimore's Patterson Park (EPUB, PDF)

by Tim Almaguer

Book review

Patterson Park is an urban oasis, a sacred green space surrounded by red brick row homes and generations of diverse cultures and neighborhoods. For almost 180 years, Baltimoreans have picnicked under tall tulip poplars, strolled the deeply curved paths, and enjoyed the rich architectural design of this 137-acre East Baltimore park. Patterson Park is not simply beautiful landscapes, scenic vistas, and tree-lined pathways. This refuge is also an urban emerald with many facets. Patterson Park has served as the defenses of Baltimore during the War of 1812, a Civil War surgical hospital, and a picturesque home to herons, wood ducks, and painted turtles. Patterson Park has a free outdoor gym with tennis courts, volleyball nets, and an ice rink, as well as paths for relaxing walks around the boat lake. Since its beginnings in 1827, Patterson Park has been a prime example of how urban open spaces can complete and unify diverse communities.

Title
ISBN9780738543659
Author
PublisherArcadia Publishing (SC)
GanreHistory Of The Americas
Release date 01.11.2006
Pages count128
File size6.8 Mb
eBook formateBook, (FB2)En
Book rating4.25 (4 votes)

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