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Photo, Print, Drawing McKinley Park, Bounded by Alhambra Boulevard, McKinley Boulevard, 35th Street, Park Way, 33rd Street, and H Street, Sacramento, Sacramento County, CA

[ Drawings from Survey HALS CA-133  ]

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[ Data Pages from Survey HALS CA-133  ]

About this Item

Title

  • McKinley Park, Bounded by Alhambra Boulevard, McKinley Boulevard, 35th Street, Park Way, 33rd Street, and H Street, Sacramento, Sacramento County, CA

Names

  • Historic American Landscapes Survey, creator
  • Sacramento Street Railway Company
  • Zeinwaldt, C Jacob
  • McKinley, William
  • Tuesday Club
  • Gallatin, Albert
  • Nolen, John
  • Evans, Frederick Noble
  • Clunie, Florence Turton
  • Devine, Harry J.
  • Starks & Flanders
  • Franceschi, Raymond R
  • Franceschi & Mullen Architects
  • Shepard, Iva Gard
  • Sacramento Garden Club
  • Nelson, Douglas, historian
  • Stevens, Christopher M., transmitter
  • McPartland, Mary, transmitter

Created / Published

  • Documentation compiled after 2000

Headings

  • -  urban parks
  • -  Works Progress Administration
  • -  streetcars
  • -  recreation
  • -  sports & recreation facilities
  • -  play (recreation)
  • -  trees
  • -  Japanese gardens
  • -  community centers
  • -  clubhouses
  • -  swimming pools
  • -  rose gardens
  • -  artificial lakes
  • -  palms
  • -  meadows
  • -  lawns
  • -  trails & paths
  • -  walkways
  • -  tennis courts
  • -  tennis
  • -  gardens
  • -  garden clubs
  • -  Japanese sand and stone gardens
  • -  picnic tables
  • -  picnic grounds
  • -  baseball
  • -  public comfort stations
  • -  parking lots
  • -  playgrounds
  • -  basketball courts
  • -  basketball
  • -  public works
  • -  California--Sacramento County--Sacramento

Latitude / Longitude

  • 38.575067,-121.464131

Notes

  • -  Second Place Winner - 2017 HALS Challenge: Documenting City or Town Parks.
  • -  Significance: McKinley Park is a significant cultural landscape as Sacramento's first park related to the American urban parks movement of the nineteenth century and to the phenomenon of pleasure grounds created by streetcar companies. Developed in 1872, McKinley Park is also one of the earliest parks developed in the West only San Francisco's Golden Gate Park being older (1871). Its naturalistic design of meadows, informal tree plantings, and curving pathways is typical of urban parks during that period. The park is also significant for its collection of recreation features added during the reform park movement of the twentieth century prior to 1940. McKinley Park is significant at local and state levels.
  • -  Survey number: HALS CA-133
  • -  Building/structure dates: 1872 Initial Construction

Medium

  • Measured Drawing(s): 1
  • Data Page(s): 20

Call Number/Physical Location

  • HALS CA-133

Source Collection

  • Historic American Landscapes Survey (Library of Congress)

Repository

Control Number

  • ca4325

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Chicago citation style:

Historic American Landscapes Survey, Creator, Sacramento Street Railway Company, C Jacob Zeinwaldt, William McKinley, Tuesday Club, Albert Gallatin, John Nolen, et al. McKinley Park, Bounded by Alhambra Boulevard, McKinley Boulevard, 35th Street, Park Way, 33rd Street, and H Street, Sacramento, Sacramento County, CA. Sacramento Sacramento County California, 2000. translateds by Stevens, Christopher M.Mitter, and Mcpartland, Marymitter Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/ca4325/.

APA citation style:

Historic American Landscapes Survey, C., Sacramento Street Railway Company, Zeinwaldt, C. J., McKinley, W., Tuesday Club, Gallatin, A. [...] Nelson, D. (2000) McKinley Park, Bounded by Alhambra Boulevard, McKinley Boulevard, 35th Street, Park Way, 33rd Street, and H Street, Sacramento, Sacramento County, CA. Sacramento Sacramento County California, 2000. Stevens, C. M. M. & McPartland, M., transs Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ca4325/.

MLA citation style:

Historic American Landscapes Survey, Creator, et al. McKinley Park, Bounded by Alhambra Boulevard, McKinley Boulevard, 35th Street, Park Way, 33rd Street, and H Street, Sacramento, Sacramento County, CA. trans by Stevens, Christopher M.Mitter, and Mcpartland, Marymitter Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/ca4325/>.