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Boylston Place

 
Address: Broadway & Boylston Ave, 98104 (Map It)
Seattle Parks and Recreation Information:
(206) 684-4075 | Contact Us TTY Phone: (206) 233-1509

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HOURS

4 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

ABOUT THE PARK

Acreage: 0.005

HISTORY

The name for Boylston Place was taken from an adjacent street which was named by Arthur Denny. The property was deeded to the city in 1902 by Mary Denny on the condition that it be beautified as a park, monument or fountain. Nearby Marion St. was named for James Marion Denny, brother of Arthur Denny, who had been named for General Frances Marion, swamp fox of the Revolution.

(Edited from the files of Don Sherwood, 1916-1981, Park Historian.)

To learn more about Seattle Parks and Recreation, including historic landmarks, military base reuse, and the Sherwood History Files, view our Park History.

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