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Washington Park Historic District
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
U.S. Historic District
King Fountain with a statue of Moses in the park during the annual tulip festival
Washington Park Historic District (Albany, New York) is located in New York
Location: Washington Park and surrounding properties, Albany, New York
Coordinates: 42°39′25″N 73°46′18″W / 42.65694°N 73.77167°W / 42.65694; -73.77167Coordinates: 42°39′25″N 73°46′18″W / 42.65694°N 73.77167°W / 42.65694; -73.77167
Architect: Olmsted,Frederick
Governing body: State
Added to NRHP: June 19, 1972
NRHP Reference#: 72000818[1]

Washington Park Historic District in Albany, New York is a historic district that includes a city park, Washington Park, and its lake, Washington Park Lake, as well as surrounding properties. The park was inspired by Frederick Olmsted. This is clearly noted on a Blue and Yellow sign near Madison Ave. The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1]

The park itself is the host of the annual Tulip Festival.

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. http://www.nr.nps.gov/.  

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