Although it’s technically outside of District 17, Irvine park is in a quaint residential neighborhood in a historic district just west of downtown. It’s square block has a large hill and staircase on the west side, a historic fountain in the center, and several historic homes marked around it’s perimeter.
The neighborhood was platted by John Irvine and Henry Mower Rice in 1849. At the center of the neighborhood is Irvine Park, a New England-style public square. The neighborhood is a district listed on the National Register of Historic Places and also designated by the city as a historic district.
Irvine Park Fountain
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