Belmont Park

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Belmont Park is a 3.1 acre park that was donated to the city in 1915 by Paul Goodloe McIntire. Today, the park in the Belmont-Carlton neighborhood features a full basketball court, benches, swing set and playground equipment, large shady oak trees a courtyard with shelter for outdoor concerts, and a spray ground. Belmont Park is bounded by Stonehenge Avenue, Rialto Street and Druid Avenue. [1] Other sources date its creation to 1921. [2]. This area was also known as the Grove.

The city's comprehensive plan classifies Belmont Park as a 'neighborhood' park. [3]

Map

Coordinates:Erioll world.svg.png 38°01′08″N 78°28′53″W / 38.018945°N 78.481491°W / 38.018945; -78.481491

References

  1. Web. Belmont - A History of a Neighborhood, James H. Buck Jr., Paper for James Kinard's Local History course, May 1980, retrieved July 28, 2014.
  2. Web. Charlottesville : Bailey Park, City of Charlottesville, retrieved October 19, 2010.
  3. Web. Charlottesville Comprehensive Plan, Chapter 10, City of Charlottesville, Charlottesville, Virginia, retrieved October 19, 2010.

External links

Belmont Park on City's website