Garrett Park Aburst in Spring Flowers

by Paula Bosse

by Paula Bosse

Happy First Day of Spring! Garrett Park (at Munger and Bryan) was established in 1915. This is what it looked like a long, long, loooooooong time ago. Things have changed a bit since then.




Top postcard from the wilds of the internet.

Text and “before” photo from the Report for the Year 1914-15 of the Park Board of the City of Dallas (Dallas, 1915).

Kessler plan of the park from Jay Firsching’s article in the Spring, 2003 issue of Legacies; the Garrett Park passage begins on p. 12, here.

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