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With its stylized system of roads and concourses, music court, lily pond, and carefully arranged border plantings, Shawnee was the most formal of Frederick Law Olmsted’s large, pastoral parks.
In 1985 the name was changed to Stansbury Park when the city of Louisville’s Board of Alderman renamed the park to honor the memory of deceased former Louisville Mayor William B. Stansbury. Its formal design in 1900 allowed for two playgrounds and tranquil landscaped areas. Because over the years, the park has lost most of its original design, a Master Plan has been developed to restore the park.
Located at: 2302 S 3rd St., 40208 (Third Street and Eastern Parkway)
Size: 7 acres