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Although captivated throughout his career by large, rural parks, during his later years Frederick Law Olmsted became intrigued by the social possibilities created by small urban spaces. Small neighborhood parks, playgrounds and squares might provide opportunities for respite from the congestion and noise of urban life.

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BOONE SQUARE PARK UPDATES

January 28, 2016

Current Restrooms at Boone Square

Boone Square Park will soon have a new restroom building and walkways. Boone Square is one of the first parks Frederick Law Olmsted designed in Louisville. The Conservancy is designing the new restrooms to match the values of Fredrick Law Olmsted and blend the building in with the landscape. Metro Parks and Recreation and the Conservancy will jointly fund this work, which will bring some much needed updates to the park and plan to start this project in the summer pending funding. This project as well as the limestone wall restoration completed in 2014 is made possible by generous supporters including the James Graham Brown Foundation.

Current Restrooms at Boone Square