AKA: City of Seattle, Parks and Recreation Department, Volunteer Park, Seattle, WA

Structure Type: landscapes - parks

Designers: Olmsted Brothers, Landscape Architects (firm); Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. (landscape architect); John Charles Olmsted (landscape architect)

Dates: constructed 1903-1912

Seattle, WA

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Located between East Prospect and East Galer Streets, and Federal and East 15th Streets.

The park's original name was "Lakeview Park," but was rechristened "Volunteer Park" to honor volunteers to the Spanish-American War of 1898.

John C. Olmsted, of the Brookline, MA, landscape architecture firm, Olmsted Brothers, designed this 48-acre park located in the Capitol Hill Neighborhood of Seattle, WA.

National Register of Historic Places (May 3, 1976): 76001894 NRHP Images (pdf) NHRP Registration Form (pdf)

PCAD id: 9227