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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

Mary Moss Park

Current Name

Address

35 Lytle Street

Tax Parcel

1114_15.02_36

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Contributing

Number of Resources

1

Style

Number of Stories

0

Material

Historic Function

Recreation and Culture

Current Function

Recreation and Culture

Last Entry Update

11/1/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

This property is on the northeast corner of John and Lytle Streets. Sidewalks run along the south and west sides of the property with trees shading the Lytle Street side. The property slopes gently to the north.

Description

This small park consists of a concrete wading pool surrounded by a concrete apron and gable roofed pavilion.


HISTORY

Built

1900

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

The Mary Moss park has been a park serving the neighborhood for 65 years. The playground was built in the 1940’s for the children in the Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood. Now called the Mary Moss Playground after Mrs. Moss who took care of children at the Princeton Nursery School, then for years supervised children at this playground.

Sources

HPC information


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