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Walnut Woods State Park

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Grand Ave. west to I-35, south on I-35 to S.W. 64th Ave., east on S.W. 64th Ave. to S.W. 105th St., north on 105th St. to park

Within the 300-acre park are several examples of rustic architecture in wood and stone. The largest of these structures, a park shelter, looks nearly like a period revival (medieval) single-family dwelling of the late 1920s or early 1930s. Its front, looking out onto the parking area, gives the appearance of a completely enclosed house, but the shuttered windows to each side of the masonry chimney are simply openings for the partially enclosed shelter that lies behind.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim

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