In Edinburgh, Glasgow, and elsewhere in Scotland, and in London (through the county council), Newcastle and other English towns, the corporations have laid down greens in public parks and open spaces.
In one of the parks is a soldiers' and sailors' monument.
Betsy remained down in the dumps over Martha's departure but per usual, she successfully researched the Internet and found directions to eight different camping parks in the area.
Leon is essentially a manufacturing and commercial city; it has a cathedral and a theatre, the latter one of the largest and finest in the republic. The city is regularly built, with wide streets and numerous shady parks and gardens.
The parks are a fine feature of the city; by its charter a fixed percentage of all expenditures for public improvements must be used to purchase park land.
There are six city parks, of which the largest are Krug Park (30 acres) and Bartlett Park (20 acres).
Neighbourhood parks, playgrounds and squares were increased to 80, embracing 2,908 acres.
The town is built in a picturesquely irregular manner, and a large part of it consists of districts called "parks" occupied by villas and mansions.
The city owned in 1905 about 290 acres of parks and "open spaces," the chief being Roath Park of Too acres (including a botanical garden of 15 acres), Llandaff fields of 70 acres, and Cathays Park of 60 acres, which was acquired in 1900 mainly with the view of placing in it the chief public buildings of the town.
It has wide, wellshaded streets, and two public parks.
The state supports three parks - Itasca state park (22,000 acres, established in 1891), about the sources of the Mississippi, in Clearwater, Becker and Hubbard counties; the St Croix (established in 1895), in Chicago county, across the St Croix from the Wisconsin state park of the same name, and including the beautiful Dalles of the St Croix; and the Minneopa state park (established in 1905), containing Minneopa Falls, near Mankato.
Honolulu has other parks, a fine Botanical Garden, created by the Bureau of Agriculture, several public squares, several hospitals, a maternity home, the Lunalilo Home for aged Hawaiians, an asylum for the insane, several schools of high rank both public and private - notably Oahu College on the E.
The city has several public parks, a public library and various charitable institutions, among which are a children's home, a home for aged men, a home fort aged women and a deaconesses' home.
There are also the bull-ring, capable of accommodating 8000 spectators, the pelota court (el Trinquete) and several parks or gardens.
Parks and Open Spaces.
- Edinburgh is exceptionally well provided with parks and open spaces.
To compensate for the narrowness of its streets and its lack of fine promenades Sydney possesses a number of grand parks, surpassed in few other capitals.
Adjoining are two smaller parks, Cook Park and Philip Park, while north of these stretches the Domain and the botanical gardens.
There are numerous other and smaller parks, of which the chief are Wentworth Park laid out on the site of Blackwattle Swamp, Prince Alfred Park, Belmore Park and Victoria Park adjoining the university grounds.
There are large and well-kept public parks, a common (17 acres) with a soldiers' monument, a free public library, with more than 50,000 volumes in 5907, a city hall, county and municipal court-houses, a county gaol and house of correction, a county industrial school and a state armoury.
Several beautiful parks have been laid out on this hill.
Richmond has broad well-shaded streets, several parks, including Glen Miller (139 acres), and handsome public buildings.
Within the bounds of Westminster are the royal palaces, the government offices and many other of the finest public buildings, and the wider area specified includes the majority of the residences of the wealthier classes, the most beautiful parks and the most fashionable places of recreation.
The administration and acreage of parks and open spaces, and their provisions for the public recreation, fall for consideration later, but some of them are notable features in the topography of London.
The royal parks, namely St James's, Green and Hyde Park, and Kensington Gardens, stretch in an irregular belt for nearly 3 m.
The administration of parks and open spaces in and round London, topographical details of the principal of which are given in Section I., is divided between the Office of Works, the London County Council, the City Corporation and the borough councils.
The Office of Works controls the Royal parks, the County Council controls the larger parks and open spaces not under Government or City control, and the borough councils the smaller; while the City Corporation controls certain public grounds outside the County of London.
The London County Council's parks and open spaces increased in number from 40 in 1890 to 114 in 1907, and in acreage from 2656 to 5006 in the same years.
Provision is made for cricket, football and other games in a number of the parks.
Several parks have been laid out on the site of the broad glacis which formerly separated Temesvar from its suburbs, which are now united with it by broad avenues.
The city has 95 acres of boulevards and avenues under park supervision and several fine parks (17, with 307 acres in 1907), notably Washington (containing Calverley's bronze statue of Robert Burns, and Rhind's "Moses at' the Rock of Horeb"), Beaver and Dudley, in which is the old Dudley Observatory - the present Observatory building is in Lake Avenue, south-west of Washington Park, where is also the Albany Hospital.
On every side the town is surrounded by royal parks and woods of sycamores, plane-trees and elms, often of extraordinary size.
Maras have been introduced into several British parks.
These form nearly 60% of its total area, private gardens, parks and open spaces occupying a further 13%.
Parks, &c. - The Prater, a vast expanse (2000 acres) of wood and park on the east side of the city, between the Danube and the Danube Canal, is greatly frequented by all classes.
Other parks are the Hofgarten, the Volksgarten and the Town Park, all adjoining the Ring-Strasse; the Augarten in the Leopoldstadt, the Belvedere Park in the Landstrasse, the Esterhazy Park in Mariahilf, and the TÃ¼rkenschanz Park in Dobling.
Among the most popular resorts are the parks and gardens belonging to the imperial châteaux of SchÃ¶nbrunn and Laxenburg.
There are several small parks and squares, including Central Square, Beacon Square, about which the business portion of the township is centred, and Saltonstall Park, in which is a monument to the memory of Watertown's soldiers who died in the Civil War, and near which are the Town House and the Free Public Library, containing a valuable collection of 60,000 books and pamphlets and historical memorials.
It can be grown in parks and gardens, and thrives well; but the young plants are unable to bear great variations of temperature.
The botanical garden, with its large palm-house, the Hofgarten, surrounded with arcades containing frescoes of Greek landscapes by Rottmann, and the Maximilian park to the east of the Isar, complete the list of public parks.
The city has a number of fine parks.
(~reat preserves of wildduck and teal used to be a frequent feature in the parks attached to the feudal castles of old Japan, when a peculiar method of netting the birds or striking them with falcons was a favorite aristocratic pastime.
Marble statues are out of place in the wooden buildings as well as in the parks of Japan, and even plaster busts or groups, though less incongruous perhaps.
To this combination of modellers in European style and metal-workers of such force as Suzuki and Okazaki, Japan owes various memorial bronzes and effigies which are gradually finding a place in her parks, her museums, her shrines or her private houses.
The parks have always afforded to the people their chief means of recreation.
There are several public parks, of which the principal are the Ormeau Park (1870), the Victoria, Alexandra, and Falls Road parks.
Binghamton is picturesquely situated and has a number of parks, the most attractive of which are Ross Park of ioo acres and Ely Park of 134 acres.
The mayor is superintendent of the department of public affairs, and each of the other administrative departments (accounts and finances, public safety, streets and public improvements, and parks and public property) is under the charge of one of the councilmen.
At a radius of nearly a mile is another wall within which lies the closely-packed city proper, and beyond which the town stretches away to the royal parks on the north and to the business quarter, the warehouses, rice-mills, harbour and docks on the south.
The site of Oneida was purchased in1829-1830by Sands Higinbotham, in honour of whom one of the municipal parks (the other is Allen Park) is named.
The species is semi-domesticated in British parks, and occurs wild in western Asia, North Africa, the south of Europe and Sardinia.
There are two small city parks, and a privately owned resort, Millbrook Park.
To the north of the old town are the East and West Parks and the Hampshire county cricket ground, and to the south the small Queen's Park.
There is a statue in the parks of Dr Isaac Watts, the theologian (1674-1748), a native of the town, in whose memory the Watts Memorial Hall was erected in 1875.
Besides St James and City Hall parks in the city, San Jose has Alum Rock Canyon Park, a tract of woo acres, with sixteen mineral springs, in Penitencia Canyon, 7 m.
There are two pretty public parks, one in the Hufen, with a zoological garden attached, another the Luisenwahl which commemorates the sojourn of Queen Louisa of Prussia in the town in the disastrous year 1806.
There are numerous municipal and other parks.
Angus Smith determined London air to vary in oxygen content from 20.857 to 20.95, the air in parks and open spaces showing the higher percentage; Glasgow air showed similar results, varying from 20.887 in the streets to 20 92 9 in open spaces.
At one time this position was supposed to be occupied by the white half-wild cattle of Chillingham and other British parks.
Gardens and promenades have taken the place of the old ramparts, and on the south the city is bounded by the Frederiks and the Flora parks, between which runs the fine avenue called the Dreef, leading to the Haarlemmer Hout or wood.
Hayes, is of interest, and the city has a public library (1873) and parks, in large measure the gifts of his uncle, Sardis Birchard.
There are two private parks, open to the public, and a waterworks system is maintained by the village.
The forest reserves are included in ten national parks, named the Chelan, Columbia, Colville, Kaniksu, Olympic, Ranier, Snoqualmie, Washington, Wanaha and Wenatchee, the Chelan being the largest, with an area of 2,492,500 acres.
The aggregate area of these parks (all of which were opened in 1907 and 1908) is 18,850.7 sq.
It has a number of admirable public buildings, while, among several parks and recreation grounds, mention must be made of the fine botanical garden, 750 acres in extent, where, in Lake Wendouree, pisciculture is carried on with great success.
Between the ridges of the central area lie wide valleys and " parks."
The city has many beautiful parks and squares, the most picturesque of which is Juneau Park, along the lake bluff.
Other parks are Lake Park, also on the lake shore, at North Point, where stands the waterworks pumping station with its tall tower; Riverside and Kilbourn Parks, east and west respectively of the upper Milwaukee river, in the northern part of the city, Washington Park on the west side, containing a menagerie and a herd of deer; Sherman Park on the west side, and Kosciusko, Humboldt and Mitchell Parks on the south side.
During the summer there are open-air theatres in several private parks or "gardens."
of boulevards and parks aggregating 160 acres.
In 1910 Newark had 658 acres in public parks, of which 637 acres were under the administration of the Essex County Park Commission.
To Washington, Military and Lincoln parks, the older ones near the heart of the city, there have been added Branch Brook (277 acres), Weequahic (265.8 acres), West Side (23 acres), and East Side (12.5 acres) parks.
Gardens and parks abound; the palace garden is exceptionally fine, and in the same neighbourhood are the public gardens with the place of amusement known as the Chateau des Fleurs.
ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS, sometimes called Zoological Parks, institutions in which wild animals are kept in captivity.
According to a reference list compiled by Captain Stanley Flower, there were 102 actually existing public gardens or parks containing collections of wild animals in 1910, while there are also a considerable number of private collections.
Parks.-In 1908 Cincinnati had parks covering about 540 acres; there are numerous pleasant driveways both within the city limits and in the suburban districts, and several attractive resorts are within easy reach.
In 1907 an extensive system of new parks, parkways and boulevards was projected.
In 1908 there were 21 public parks, aggregating more than 1_335 acres.
There are fifteen public parks, the largest of which, Winnikenni Park (214 acres), contiguous to Lake Kenoza, is of great natural beauty.
The city has a public library (housed in the city hall) and eight parks (including Riverside on the Big Sioux), with a total area of more than 500 acres.
A count which was concluded at the end of February 1903, put the number of captive bisons at 1119, of which 969 were in parks and zoological gardens in the United States, 41 in Canada and 109 in Europe.
The public gardens and parks of Melbourne are extensive.
Around the city lie five great parks - Royal Park, in which are excellent zoological gardens; Yarra Park, which contains the leading cricket grounds; the Botanical Gardens, sloping down to the banks of the river; Albert Park, in which is situated a lake much used for boating; and Studley Park on the Yarra river, a favourite resort which has been left in a natural state.
Besides these parks, each suburb has its public gardens, and at Flemington there is a fine race-course, on which the Melbourne cup races are run every November, an event which brings in a large influx of visitors from all parts of Australia.
The tree, which is a native of China and Japan, was introduced into England in 1751 and is a favourite in parks and gardens.
The city has several squares and public parks, one of them, City Park, having an area of about 300 acres.
The palace of the sultan covers an extensive area, and beyond it lie the imperial parks of Agudal, the inner one reserved for the sultan's exclusive use.
Of several parks the largest are Lister, Peel, and Bowling parks, each exceeding fifty acres.
There are a number of parks and mineral springs, and along the lake front a fine driveway, Sheridan Road.
In 1910 the city had seven public parks (1120 acres), including Point Defiance, a thickly wooded park (about 640 acres), and, in the centre of the city, Wright Park, in which is the Seymour Conservatory.
Other parks are maintained by the street railway companies.
On the Schlossberg, which can be ascended by a cable tramway, beautiful parks have been laid out, and on its top is the bell-tower, 60 ft.
The city had in 1908 three parks - Bachman's Reservoir (500 acres); Fair (525 acres) - the Texas state fair grounds, in which an annual exhibition is held - and City park (17 acres).
Lake Cliff, Cycle and Oak Lawn parks are amusement grounds.
There were also, in July 1908, about 235,000,000 acres of national forests~ parks and other reservations for public use.
Three parks, Washington, Cushing and Atkinson, are maintained by the city; and there are a statue of George Washington (1879), by J.
The park system comprises more than fifty parks and squares, with a total area of 278 acres.
The largest and most noteworthy are Burnet park (about 100 acres), on high land in the western part of the city, Lincoln park, occupying a heavily wooded ridge in the east, and Schiller, Kirk and Frazer parks.
The city has two parks.
Both the Dominion and the provincial governments have set apart certain areas to be preserved, largely in their wild state, as national parks.
Other parks are at Seedley, Albert and Buile Hill; the last contains a museum, the contents of which have been transferred from Peel Park.
Altogether Salford has thirty parks and open spaces having a total area of 217 acres.
Among the parks are Broadway Park, Central Hill Park, Prospect Hill Park, Lincoln Park, and Nathan Tufts Park.
Several fine specimens of the red larch exist in English parks, but its growth is much slower than that of L.
The public parks and gardens are numerous and include the Botanical Garden with its famous avenue of royal palms (Oreodoxa regia); the Passeio Publico (dating from 1783), a small garden on the water-front facing the harbour entrance; the Jardim d'Acclamacao, forming part of the Praca da Republica (once known as the Campo de Sant' Anna) with its artistic walks and masses of shrubbery; the Praca Tiradentes (the old Largo do Rocio, afterwards rechristened Praca da Constituicao) with its magnificent equestrian statue of Dom Pedro I.
Of the three parks, Pearson Park was presented by a mayor of that name in 1860, and contains statues of Queen Victoria and the Prince Consort.
The city has 21 parks and plazas.
Buffalo to-day has broad and spacious streets, most of which are lined by trees, and many small parks and squares.
The municipal park system is one of unusual beauty, consisting of a chain of parks with a total area of about 1030 acres, encircling the city and connected by boulevards and driveways.
Among the other parks are Cazenovia Park, Humboldt Park, South Park on the Lake Shore, and "The Front" on a bluff overlooking the source of the Niagara river; in the last is Fort Porter (named in honour of Peter B.
The mayor appoints the heads of the principal executive departments (health, civil service, parks, police and fire).
The father, who made long tours on business, took his wife, child and nurse year after year across England as far as Cumberland and Scotland, visiting towns, cathedrals, castles, colleges, parks, mountains and lakes.
The Parks Board is a board appointed by the city council, and has the complete administration of a fixed percentage of the city taxes.
The streets are boulevarded, trees planted on them, and both of these kept by the Parks Board.
A number of well-kept small parks are found throughout the city, and a large park - the Assiniboine - is being prepared and beautified.
The city has a public library and four large parks; in Court House Square there is a monument erected by popular subscription in honour of the soldiers from Kankakee county who died in the Civil War.
See the Annual Reports (Washington, 1891 sqq.) of the Superintendent of the Park; the Guide to the Yosemite published by the California Geological Survey; John Muir, Our National Parks (Boston, 1901); and Bunnell's Discovery of the Yosemite (New York, 1893).
It is situated on the right bank of the Tay, between the meadows of the North Inch (98 acres) and those of the South Inch (72 acres), both laid out as public parks.
The city park system includes Ottawa Park (280 acres), Bay View Park (202 acres), Riverside Park (118 acres), Central Grove Park (loo acres), Collins Park (90 acres), Walbridge Park (67 acres), with a zoological collection, Navarre Park (53 acres), several smaller parks and triangles, and a boulevard, 18 m.
long (incomplete in 1910), connecting the parks.
In the city are two sanitariums. The city has two parks (one, Ethan Allen Park, is on a bluff in the north-west part of the city, and commands a fine view) and four cemeteries; in Green Mount Cemetery, which overlooks the Winooski valley, is a monument over the grave of Ethan Allen, who lived in Burlington from 1778 until his death.
The city is the seat of the state Institute for the Blind (1875), and has three public parks and a public library.
It has several beautiful parks, two hospitals, a number of fine churches and school buildings, and a public library.
The market hall is the chief public building; there are technical schools, a free library, and two public parks.
The city has two large public parks and a Carnegie library, and is the seat of the Curtice Industrial School.
There are several fine parks.
Of parks and open spaces there are in the south, Brodie Park (22 acres), presented in 1871 by Robert Brodie; towards the north Fountain Gardens (7a acres), the gift of Thomas Coats and named from the handsome iron fountain standing in the centre; in the north-west, St James Park (40 acres), with a racecourse (racing dates from 1620, when the earl of Abercorn and the Town Council gave silver bells for the prize); Dunn Square and the old quarry grounds converted and adorned; and Moss Plantation beyond the north-western boundary.
The city has four parks, in one of which is a soldiers' and sailors' monument of granite and bronze, and not far away, along the shore of lake and bay, are several attractive summer resorts.
There are now many large collections of hardy trees and shrubs in private parks and gardens throughout the British Islands, the interest taken in them by their proprietors having largely increased in recent years.
farther out, a new continuous line of wall fortifications, with outlying clusters of earthworks and forts, has since been erected; 1000 acres, now occupied by handsome streets, squares and two public parks, were thus added to the inner town, almost doubling its area.
Queen Street, the main thoroughfare of Brisbane, crosses Albert Street midway between the two parks and leads across the Victoria Bridge (named for Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom) to the separate city of South Brisbane on the other side of the river.
Brisbane is well provided with parks and open spaces; the Victoria Park and Bowen Park are the largest; the high-lying Mount Coot-tha commands fine views, and there are other parks and numerous recreation grounds in various parts of the city, besides the admirable botanical gardens and the gardens of the Acclimatization Society.
Concord has broad streets bordered with shade trees; and has several parks, including Penacook, White, Rollins and the Contoocook river.
It was, of course, not to be expected that an Oxonian Tory should praise the Presbyterian polity and ritual, or that an eye accustomed to the hedgerows and parks of England should not be struck by the bareness of Berwickshire and East Lothian.
Kansas City has over 2000 acres in public parks; but Swope Park, containing 1354 acres, lies south of the city limits.
The security which he thereby gained gave him the opportunity to indulge his taste for costly buildings, parks and other luxuries, of which the chroniclers give accounts bordering on the fabulous.
It is built for the most part on level ground at the foot of high bluffs; and has several parks, the most attractive of which, commanding fine views, is Fairmount Park.
Dunkirk is attractively situated high above the lake, and has several parks, including Point Gratiot and Washington; in the city are the Dunkirk free library, the Brooks Memorial hospital (1891), and St Mary's academy.
The Assyrian kings also maintained magnificent parks, or "paradises," in which game of every kind was enclosed; and perhaps it was from them that the Persian sovereigns borrowed the practice mentioned both by Xenophon in the Cyropaedia and by Curtius.
The largest and most popular of the parks in Budapest is the Varosliget, on the north-east side of the town.
There are seven plazas, or squares, within the urban limits: Zabala or Rincon, Constitucion or Matriz, Independencia, Libertad or Cagancha, Treinte y Tres, Flores and Frutos; and two suburban parks or public gardens: the Paseo del Prado and Parque Urbano.
Stranahan (1808-1898), who did more than any other man for the development of Brooklyn's system of parks and boulevards.
The town stands on the Duderhof Hills and consists (i) of the town proper, surrounded by villages and a German colony, which are summer resorts for the inhabitants of St Petersburg; and (2) of the imperial parks and palaces.
The imperial parks and gardens cover 1680 acres; the chief of them is the "old" garden, containing the "old palace," built (1724) by Rastrelli and gorgeously decorated with mother-of-pearl, marbles, amber, lapis lazuli, silver and gold; the gallery of Cameron adorned with fine statues and entrance gates; numerous pavilions and kiosks; and a bronze statue (1900) of the poet Pushkin.
court of the Frisian stadtholders; and, like the Hague, it is an exceptionally clean and attractive town, with parks, pleasure grounds, and drives.
More than one-half the area of the city is comprised in its streets, avenues and public parks.
The city is picturesquely situated on bluffs above the river and has two public parks.
In its lowest portions just behind the front ranges are the natural "parks" - great plateaus basined by superb enclosing ranges; and to the west of these, and between them, and covering the remainder of the state east of the plateau region, is an entanglement of mountains, tier above tier, running from north to south, buttressed laterally with splendid spurs, dominated by scores of magnificent peaks, cut by river valleys, and divided by mesas and plateaus.
One of the most remarkable orographical features of the state are the great mountain "parks" - North, Estes, Middle, South and San Luis - extending from the northern to the southern border of the state, and lying (with the exception of Middle Park) just east of the continental divide.
These "parks" are great plateaus, not all of them level, lying below the barriers of surrounding mountain chains.
These parks are frequented by great quantities of large game, and - especially the North and Middle - are famous hunting-grounds.
Eleven topographical and climatic divisions are recognized by the United States Weather Bureau within its borders, including the several parks, the continental divide, and various river valleys.
Timber is confined almost wholly to the high mountain sides, the mountain valleys and the parks being for the most part bare.
The great parks are a favourite range and shelter.
Considerable bands of antelope live in the parks and even descend to the eastern plains, and the mule-deer, the most common of large game, is abundant all through the mountains of the west.
The lands available for agriculture are the lowlands and the mountain parks and valleys.
The parks and mountain valleys are largely given over to ranges.
The stratified rocks of the Great Plains, the Parks, and the Plateaus contain enormous quantities of coal.
The main areas are on the two flanks of the Rockies, with two smaller fields in the Parks.
In 1909 the city had about 1000 acres of parks and r r z m.
Louis & San Francisco railway systems. The city has two public parks, and is a trading centre for the surrounding fertile farming country.
There are several parks of great beauty, and along the shores of Lake Mendota there is a broad boulevarded drive of 12 m.
Its warm climate, its two hot springs (712°-82° Fahr.)and its beautiful parks make it a favourite summer resort, and give it its popular name of "the pearl of Caucasus."
building and Stanton and Altamont parks.
The war organization of the home establishment, with its general and special reserves, aimed at the mobilization and despatch overseas of 6 army divisions, each of 12 battalions in 3 brigades; 9 field batteries in 3 brigades, a brigade of 3 field howitzer batteries, and a heavy battery, each with the appropriate ammunition columns; 2 field companies and telegraph company R.E.; 2 companies mounted infantry; and ambulances, columns and parks.
The old market cross still exists, and there are two public parks.
Bloomington has a public library, Franklin and Miller parks; among its principal buildings are the court house, built of marble, and the Y.M.C.A.
In the parks, claires and reservoirs the private culture of oysters has attained great perfection.
It is probable that 60 to 75% are reared from the spat in artificial parks, the remainder having been laid down for a time to increase in size and flavour in shoal waters along the coasts.
But in the middle of the century the natural beds had been almost exhausted and the system of government control, letting "parks" to private tenants, and artificial cultivation was instituted.
Nearly all the European garden flowers, even the rarer ones, can now be seen not only in the parks and gardens of the rich and well-to-do but in many unpretentious courtyards with only a few square yards of surface.
Besides these, however, vast districts were either converted into royal domains ~rctp~&io-ot) with great parks and hunting grounds under royal supervision, or else bestowed by the king on Persians or deserving members of the subject-races (the benefactors) as their personal property.
On the 10th of July 1359 Wykeham was made chief keeper and surveyor, not only of Windsor, but of the castles of Dover, Hadley and Leeds (Kent), and of the manors of Foliejohn, Eton, Guildford, Kennington, Sheen (now Richmond), Eltham and Langly and their parks, with power to repair them and to pay for workmen and materials.
The parks of the city are extensive and fine.
The town possesses 103 acres of parks and open spaces, the chief being Llewelyn Park of 42 acres in the north of the town near Morriston, Victoria Park (16 acres) and recreation ground (8 acres) abutting on the sands in the west, with the privately owned football field between them, Cwmdonkin (13 acres) commanding a fine panoramic view of the bay, and Brynmill (9 acres) with a disused reservoir constructed in 1837 and now converted into an ornamental lake.
Other features of these parks are a small botanical garden in Cwmdonkin, a good collection of waterfowl in Brynmill, and a small aviary of the rarer British birds in Victoria Park, which also has a meteorological station in connexion with the meteorological office, and a statue of Mr William Thomas of Lan erected in 1905 in appreciation of the work done by him in preserving and obtaining "open spaces" for Swansea.
It has wide streets and attractive parks, and is, to some extent, a residential suburb of New York and other neighbouring cities.
There are two public parks - Broad Meadow (zo acres), part of ground reclaimed in 1859, and Levengrove (32 acres), presented to the corporation in 1885 by Peter Denny and John McMillan, two shipbuilders who helped lay the foundation of the town's present prosperity.
The public streets have a total length of about 350 m., and a large staff of workmen is regularly employed in maintaining and cleaning the public roads and parks.
Other parks are Institute Park (18 acres) and Boynton Park (113 acres) in the N.W.
His park and pleasure grounds near Rome, and the costly and laborious works in his parks and villas at Tusculum, near Naples, earned for him from Pompey (it is said) the title of the "Roman Xerxes."
The state is also acquiring, and maintaining as demonstration acres and public parks, forest reserves in various parts of the state.
There are many parks, ranging in size from Carlton Park of one acre to High Park (375 acres) and Island Park (389), the latter being across the harbour and constituting the favourite resort of the people during the summer.
The parks and open spaces include Wellington Park, Well Park in the heart of the town (these were the gift of Sir Michael Shaw-Stewart), Whin Hill, Lyle Road - a broad drive winding over the heights towards Gourock, constructed as a "relief work" in the severe winter of 1879-1880.
They may also contribute parks.
The town possesses several parks, one, the Victoria Park, facing the Indian Ocean.
There are three parks, one of which, Lake Park, is a pleasure and health resort, with a lake and chalybeate and sulphur springs.
Immediately after his marriage we find him employed under the chief of the Ki clan to whose jurisdiction the district of Tsow belonged, first as keeper of stores, and then as superintendent of parks and herds.
The department of public safety controls the bureaus of police, detectives, fire, health, electricity and building inspection; the department of public works controls bureaus of surveys, construction, highways and sewers, city property, water, assessment of water rents, parks, deed registry, bridges and light.
The town, which is well laid out, with parks and gardens, and pleasantly situated in a hollow among hills, rapidly increased in population under the enlightened administration of the raja, Sir Sudhal Rao, K.C.I.E.
There are two large parks and an excellent botanical garden.
It possesses a large kursaal, several bathing establishments, a hospital for poor patients and several parks.
Baden possesses several parks and is surrounded by lovely and interesting spots, of which the most frequented is the picturesque valley of the Helenenthal, which is traversed by the Schwechat.
The city has parks, including Hoyt Park (27 acres), used for athletic sports, Rust Park (150 acres), occupying an island in the river, and Riverside Park, a pleasure resort.
Avignon, which lies on the left bank of the Rhone, a few miles above its confluence with the Durance, occupies a large oval-shaped area not fully populated, and covered in great part by parks and gardens.
It is built on an eminence (1150 ft.), and has two public parks, a substantial court-house, a soldiers' and sailors' memorial building, a public library, a hospital and many fine residences.
The first commissioner of works is the head of the board, and has the custody of the royal palaces and parks and of all public buildings not specially assigned to other departments; he is a member of the government and frequently has a seat in the cabinet.
The chief open spaces are Greenhead and Beaumont parks, the last named presented to the town by Mr H.
In 1908 there were in the city under the jurisdiction of the department of public parks and squares 13 parks of Io acres or more each and 33 squares, and the total acreage of parks was 2188 acres and of squares 86.53 acres.
Chief among the parks is Druid Hill Park in the N.W.
Oleson Park and Reynold's Park are the city's principal parks.
The city has six public parks, Lord's Park containing 112, and Wing Park 121 acres.
The city is surrounded by beautiful parks and gardens.
The only developed parks are Pioneer and City Hall, both small, and Liberty Park (I io acres), in which Brigham Young built a grist mill in 1852 and which was bought from his estate by the city in 1880.
There are bathing parks on the shores of Great Salt Lake, 11 -15 m.
There are several public parks and gardens on well-chosen elevated sites, the principal being the Botanical Garden, from which the city and port are well seen.
Potsdam is almost entirely surrounded by a fringe of royal palaces, parks and pleasure-grounds, which fairly substantiate its claim to the title of a "German Versailles."
The whole aspect of the city has been changed by the construction of handsome public buildings, the laying-out of parks and the widening of the streets.
The city has two fine parks, a Carnegie library, a Federal building, the Immanuel and St Joseph hospitals, two commercial colleges, and a state normal school (1868).
Of the parks and public gardens, the most extensive is the Queen's Domain, covering an area of about 700 acres, while the most central is Franklin Square, adorned with a statue of Sir John Franklin, the famous Arctic explorer, who was governor of Tasmania from 1837 to 1843.
There are parks on the east and west of the town, and a new racecourse (1887) replaces that formerly on the site of the west park.
The city, being in a treeless region, is proud of the avenues of trees that line several of its streets and of its parks, especially of the Alexander Park, with a statue of Alexander II.
The city has a fine system of parks, among them being Merrymount and Faxon, the latter named in honour of the family of Henry H.
The city has several parks, the Union county court house (1905), a public library and several charitable institutions.
Since then many other living examples have been introduced, and it has bred both there and in many private parks in Britain.
Springfield has a good system of parks (under a board of park commissioners) with a total acreage of 550 acres.
It has an extensive system of boulevards, parkways and parks (aggregating 2465 acres in 1908).
Among the parks are Loring, near the centre of the city, in which is a statue of Ole Bull; Lyndale, in the south-west part of the city; Interlachen, just north-west of Lyndale; Glenwood, in the west of the city; Van Cleve, Logan, Windom and Columbia in the part of the city east of the Mississippi river; Riverside, on the south-west bank of the Mississippi; and Minnehaha Park, in which are the Minnehaha Falls, a beautiful cascade of the Minnehaha Creek (the outlet of Lake Minnetonka), near the Mississippi, with a fall of 50 ft., well known from Longfellow's poem " Hiawatha."
It provides for the election of a mayor, treasurer and comptroller for two-years terms; for elected boards of control for library, parks and education, and for a unicameral city council, half of which is chosen every two years for a term of four years.
Forest Park (53 acres) is a fine stretch of natural woods, and there are several small parks and squares; on Woburn Common is the Public Library, by H.
The parks, gardens and drives are extensive and pleasant.
There are golf links in Meyrick and Queen's parks, both laid out by the corporation, which has in other ways studied the entertainment of visitors.
chapter 6), after stating that the " breed of good strong horses " was likely to diminish, it was ordered that the owners of all parks and enclosed grounds of the extent of one mile should keep two mares 13 hands high for breeding purposes, or, if the extent of the ground was 4 m., four mares.
The city has fine public buildings, many handsome residences, and several beautiful parks.
Besides this there are four other parks: Glendale Park in the south section, a place of much natural beauty; Shelby Park.
The city of Newton is primarily a residential suburb of Boston; along the Charles is a part (191.12 acres) of the Charles River Reservation of the Metropolitan Park system, and the city has several attractive public parks, including Norumbega Park, on the banks of the river, with a large open-air theatre; boating, especially canoeing, on the river is very popular.
Helsingfors is handsome and well laid out with wide streets, parks, gardens and monuments.
The intersections of the diagonal streets left a number of small, triangular parks, which, as well as the larger ones, are well shaded.
The parks of Detroit are numerous and their total area is about 1200 acres.
part of the city, and there are various smaller parks.
There is one commissioner each, appointed by the mayor, for the parks and boulevards, police and public works departments.
The city has two parks, and is connected by a boulevard with Fort D.
The city is primarily a residential suburb of New York City, and has some fine colonial residences, and several beautiful residential parks, notably Rochelle, Neptune, and Beechmont Parks.
The predominance of stone and brick as building materials, the dominating cathedral spire, and the well-planted parks, avenues and private gardens, recall the aspect of an English residential town.
amusement parks should not be allowed to keep wild animals?
art houseUniversity has tried to claim that the half-built lab on South Parks Rd is a " state of the art animal house " .
Parks are visited annually by trained, impartial assessors.
Many people are already used to District Council employed parking attendants who work in off-street car parks.
Five of London's Royal Parks will provide a stunning backdrop to the grand finale of this year's Tour of Britain.
Disabled Car Parking All City Council car parks offer free parking for disabled motorists displaying a valid blue/orange badge.
Membership also offers access to the 80 camping barns in some of the best countryside in England, including six National Parks.
They incorporated full air conditioning, atriums, glass wall climber lifts, fully accessible floors, basement and semi basement car parks.
The Danube curves gently and reflects in Budapest's broad avenues, leafy parks and elaborate bathhouses.
There are colorful temples, scenic national parks, cool mountain resorts and deserted sandy beaches.
More than 1,250 homes and one of Shropshire's biggest retail parks were left without electricity earlier today during a massive power blackout.
Included is a 2 day Hopper Pass to the Disney® Parks and the spectacular bonfire and Fireworks celebrations.
As with all parks, Victoria Park has original bylaws some of which by today's standards would be seen as quirky.
campgrounds in the parks are crowded with people.
caravan parks owners have decided to allow only adults stay on their sites.
car parks located inside the walls and very close to the central retail area.
Please use the designated car parks on the left of Lime Way.
The other main car park in Exeter is Haven Banks Car Parks positioned on the south side of the river.
At off airport car parks your car will be parked for you in a secure compound.
Just as important are the people who empty the cesspits, the street sweepers, refuse collectors and those who staff the car parks.
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cheetahs cannot manage very successfully in large parks as they are bullied by the other large cats.
UNISON represents clerical, library, ancillary and parks & gardens staff within the University.
See how the parks have changed over the years and view brochures that introduced some of the most famous roller coasters in the world.
Lately, farmers have started planting coca in national parks where laws prevent spraying.
Only 2,000 Angolan colobus remain in Kenya with 47% of these outside the protection of National Parks, reserves or sacred forests.
congregate in car parks or secluded areas, in a practice known as dogging, exactly the same laws apply.
Set in a beautiful oak copse divided between two parks amidst the shy red squirrels.
Forget theme parks and rollercoasters, here's our selection of comfortably extreme days out with your little daredevil.
There are a number of golf courses just a short drive from Praia da Luz and coaches take day-trippers to the local water parks.
A separate leaflet offering security advice to private motorists will be delivered door-to-door in central Witham and distributed in car parks.
Season tickets of varying durations are available at all of our city center car parks.
Watersports, hiking, horseback excursions on the beach and theme parks are on the doorstep.
The term street includes footways, car parks, public house forecourts and generally any area where the public have access without payment.
freestyle skiers there is a choice of two fantastic terrain parks.
gazetted as national parks with the remaining two vested in the Crown for national park status.
Most of the Parks lies on light soils overlying gravel, limiting the range of plant material which can be grown.
greenery of parks and gardens with a characteristic terraced promenade.
heartbreak garages " and " forlorn, hand-crafted theme parks.
In time this English holly forms a tall conical tree - making a majestic, evergreen specimen plant for large gardens or parks.
Awash with parks and green open space, Richmond seems idyllic.
impulse ventilation systems for car parks are here to stay.
The team has to lock the parks each night, dispose of needles and carry out playground inspections in 43 parks and open spaces.
interesting insight into the many trees found in both parks.
However, trees in parks and gardens can also be colonized, including japonica, walnut, cotoneaster and laburnum in Herefordshire.
Others go on to be zoo keepers or work in wildlife parks.
keynote speeches on what place do young people have in national parks?
All Parks have modern launderettes, at normal charges.
You can chose to stay in luxury African safari lodges or budget national parks accommodation.
Although the signs to the parks are good always spend a few minuets learning your route and preparing for the journey.
But how much can building parks and painting murals realistically contribute to the peace process?
The new Town & Country Planning Act sets up a ' land-use planning system ' which includes national parks.
York sits between two of Britain's most stunning national parks, the North York Moors and the Yorkshire Dales.
The campaign group claimed the development would desecrate the area and create an unwelcome precedent for other national parks.
You will also have the chance to meet best selling novelist Adele Parks, who will be joining us on the day.
obtained from the control office located at each of the car parks.
The Edwards Report ' Fit for the Future ' reviews national parks.
Here he worked in domestic, commercial and entertainment fields, including the planning of amusement parks.
There are events for all ages in locations ranging from country parks to inflatable planetariums.
Dramatic momentum of tour in sparks parks amp recreation.
Areas of study include regionalism; East Anglian History and Landscape; Parks and Gardens; Churches and Monasteries; Medieval and Post-Medieval Archeology.
Thailand has 16% of its total area under national parks and wildlife reserves.
The railroad line and car parks sit in the old riverbed.
Pass native fishing villages and forested slopes; set foot on ice-age glaciers, visit gold rush settlements and parks of totem poles.
safari lodges or budget national parks accommodation.
Alicante safari parks There are 2 main safari parks within easy driving distance of Alicante, & both are located in Alicante province itself.
Parks and Open Spaces nationally became shabby at best.
For freestyle skiers there is a choice of two fantastic terrain parks.
The green Flag Award scheme is the national standard for parks and green spaces.
speedway stadium, an aquarium complex, a thriving Arts Center and water parks.
Most of the little car parks around the area we found to be free which included places such as Ranworth and Salhouse.
Table 1 summarizes the results from a set of travel cost studies that have estimated visitor consumer surplus for various national parks.
They were at almost all the theme parks in good numbers, and were incredibly tame.
Check your guide has a good solid car a 4WD is a must in the rough terrain of the parks.
All abilities are welcome to enjoy multi terrain coaching on piste, off piste, or in the parks.
The holiday resort of Orlando offers people of every age a marvelous opportunity to enjoy the superb theme parks and sights of Central Florida.
For all you adrenalin junkies here are the top theme parks and water parks to check out in the UK.
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trekking through the Himalayas, going through the National Parks and Wildlife reserves.
The remaining " hidden " car parks, that are known to residents, will remain uncharged for their use.
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Inevitably, with all the significant benefits, impulse ventilation systems for car parks are here to stay.
Playing fields, parks, motorway verges are new sources of grassland.
A series of national parks protects the Andean summit watersheds from MÃ©rida to east of Caracas.
All best wishes for health, happiness, and many lovely walks in many beautiful parks along many tidal and non-tidal waterways.
The company intends to manage the parks as a haven for wildlife and as a way of regenerating native woodland.
Their street and playful look couldn't be best seen worn in the top parks of London.
zappy scooters be used in parks.
Labor councilors have called on the Royal Parks Agency to provide new zebra crossings on the ring road around the park.
zoo keepers or work in wildlife parks.
zoonosislling of hundreds of Rhesus Macaques in a number of safari parks across Britain in 1999 highlighted the zoonoses issue.
Its streets are wide and well constructed, and there are sixteen public parks, three of which, East Lake, Lakeview and Capitol, are particularly attractive.
Jagged crags, sudden abysses, magnificent canyons, forests with open parks, undulating hills, mountain prairies, freaks of weathering and erosion, and the enclosing lines of the successive hog-backs afford scenery of remarkable variety and wild beauty.
In Lombardy and France tall hedges are sometimes formed of this poplar for shelter or shade, while in the suburban parks of Britain it is serviceable as a screen for hiding buildings or other unsightly objects from view; its growth is extremely rapid, and it often attains a height of Too ft.
In 1909 the city adopted by popular vote government by commission under a state law of 1907 providing for a mayor and four commissioners, heads of the executive, finance, streets and public improvements, parks, public buildings and health, and water and lights departments, all elected for two years and nominated by primary election or by petition signed by at least 25 voters.
About 637.8 acres are devoted to city parks, among which are William Byrd Park (300 acres), in the western part of the city, Joseph Bryan Park (262.6 acres), Chimborazo Park (29 acres), near its eastern boundary, Gambles Hill Park (8.8 acres), Monroe Square (72 acres), Jefferson Park (6.3 acres) and Marshall Square (7 acres).
(See also separate articles on boroughs.) Bathing (at certain hours) and boating are permitted in the ornamental waters in several of the parks, music is provided and much attention is paid to the protection of waterfowl and other birds, while herds of deer are maintained in some places, and also botanical gardens.
Other parks are the Hofgarten, the Volksgarten and the Town Park, all adjoining the Ring-Strasse; the Augarten in the Leopoldstadt, the Belvedere Park in the Landstrasse, the Esterhazy Park in Mariahilf, and the TÃƒ¼rkenschanz Park in Dobling.
Among the most popular resorts are the parks and gardens belonging to the imperial chÃ¢teaux of SchÃƒ¶nbrunn and Laxenburg.
There are 22 parks, with about 3800 acres within or on the borders of the city limits; among the parks are Griffith (3015 acres), Elysian (532 acres), Eastlake (57 acres), Westlake (35 acres) and Echo (38 acres).
Washington (5.6 acres), Lincoln (,o acres), Garfield and Hopkins are small parks in the city.
Its warm climate, its two hot springs (712Ã‚°-82Ã‚° Fahr.)and its beautiful parks make it a favourite summer resort, and give it its popular name of "the pearl of Caucasus."
Over the CCC's nine-year life, its workers planted nearly three billion trees, built eight hundred parks, and constructed roads in remote areas.
Areas of study include Regionalism; East Anglian History and Landscape; Parks and Gardens; Churches and Monasteries; Medieval and Post-Medieval Archeology.
Pass native fishing villages and forested slopes; set foot on ice-age glaciers, visit Gold Rush settlements and parks of totem poles.
Alicante Safari Parks There are 2 main safari parks within easy driving distance of Alicante, & both are located in Alicante province itself.
By lunchtime, the car parks were full and a sizable crowd were enjoying the unexpected sunshine.
The Green Flag Award scheme is the national standard for parks and green spaces.
Poole has a greyhound and speedway stadium, an aquarium complex, a thriving Arts Center and water parks.
Amusement parks, beaches, county fairs are just a few examples of possible events for great tailgate parties.
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The program includes trekking through the Himalayas, going through the National Parks and Wildlife reserves.
Parks were once a vey good way of ensuring that your posterity if you were wealthy enough to own a fair bit of land.
Today 's visitors can use two spacious car parks adjacent to a wetlands nature reserve.
Their street and playful look could n't be best seen worn in the top parks of London.
We recommend that Zappy scooters be used in parks.
The culling of hundreds of Rhesus Macaques in a number of safari parks across Britain in 1999 highlighted the zoonoses issue.
Rosa Parks is a great example of a bastion for desegregation.
Take him to places, such as parks, grocery stores, and museums, and point out different objects, naming each one.
Check out local parks, free museum and art shows, or take a walk around the block.
One thing you will quickly discover as you travel and visit various RV parks is that there is an entire culture and community focused around motorhomes.
Most travel guides of major cities include sections that address day trips out of the city to nearby famous sites including villages and parks.
These include campsites within state and national parks.
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Also nearby is Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks, where you can find campgrounds (it's recommended to make reservations), wonderful views and great chances to see wildlife.
Other rewards, such as free tickets to sporting events, concerts, or theme parks might be a worthwhile incentive for a business that can use these perks as employee bonuses.
The categories range from theme parks to grocery stores.
Farmers can use compost as a way to boost crop production, and landscapers often use compost in projects that create parks, golf courses and athletic fields.
In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the U.S. government began conserving scenic wilderness areas by forming National Parks.
The designers of public facilities located within the National Parks used materials found in the natural environment to construct and furnish the buildings they designed.
Waterproof formulas are a must-have in some situations (swimming, water parks, weddings, etc), but you may want to pick up a waterproof and non-waterproof version of your favorite.
Henna is popularly found here in America in amusement parks, beach side malls, and anywhere else where people are vacationing and are in the mood to try something a little different.
On the same map, you can view a road map, which lists road and street names, landmarks, and major areas like colleges and parks.
Forests, rivers, parks, and lakes are good choices for shooting outdoor portraits, but you want to make sure your background doesn't upstage your photo subject.
The cartridge contains the legendary Walt Disney alphabet that is seen throughout the parks and on all licensed apparel.
If you are still planning your trip to one of the Disney parks, make a list of photo ops you want to capture.
Featuring photos from different parks, the layouts show how the colors and embellishments can really set the stage for themes varying from Mickey Mouse to a haunted house and graveyard.
In fact, you can even purchase some Disney-themed scrapbook supplies in the amusement parks' gift shops.
Over 1,600 feet of vertical drop, a 600-foot half pipe, five terrain parks, moguls and much more await you at this first class mountain.
Skiers who enjoy performing tricks in the terrain parks are often referred to as "freeriders."
Those who ski in powder and on steeper terrain will need a longer ski than those who ski on packed snow or in terrain parks.
Freestyle skiers and snowboarders have a choice of three of the Blue Mountain skiing area terrain parks.
The resort boasts three fully-equipped terrain parks.
Come winter, some of the parks near Toronto offer skiing and snowboarding.
These parks can be reached by the Toronto city bus lines, which make them suitable for day trips.
The resort has five terrain parks, 13 lifts and more than 34 trails.
Most resorts have trails and terrain parks that are designated for both activities.
There are 28 trails along with terrain parks.
It also has four terrain parks, a snowcross trail and 34 trails on over 158 skiable acres.
In addition to the area's cross-country ski resorts, some of North Michigan's state parks offer specific cross country skiing events.
There are three types of places to cross country ski: Northern Michigan national parks, groomed trails and cross country ski touring centers.
All of these trails are located on National Park Service land, and therefore require a National Parks pass.
Also note that there are smaller resorts and community parks where skiing occurs as well.
The ski resort features 23 trails and two terrain parks.
Five different terrain parks, a tubing park with 21 slides, and 37 ski trails make this a mountain with a lot to offer.
Cool Works: This is a great site for jobs at resorts and national parks.
Excellent group date activities include going to the movies, a special shopping trip, going to local fairs or amusement parks, or going as a team to a school social event.
In addition to the soccer, cycling, and skating opportunities listed previously, Bozeman Parks and Recreation offers information on dozens of teams, leagues, and organizations devoted to sports and fitness.
Places that are open in the summer like parks, watermarks and zoos are always looking for excess amounts of part time staff for the summer.
Include some of the two of you together, as well as individual pictures of yourself and pictures of places that you have been together, such as amusement parks or vacation spots.
Couples can also register for their honeymoon wishes online at all-inclusive resorts and destinations, such as the Disney parks.
In one of the parks we saw a crazy old woman talking to herself just like in the book "Midnight of Garden and Evil," then we had dinner in a strange Moroccan restaurant.
Theme Parks: For fast paced roller coaster and thrill ride excitement, dozens of great theme parks are available in the U.S. and Internationally.
Many offer on-site hotel accommodations, or tickets for theme parks can be included as part of a honeymoon vacation package for an adventurous addition to your honeymoon.
In the United States alone there are hundreds of breathtaking national parks.