Tag Archives: Walter Burley Griffin

Sunday 13 November 2011 – Barton Heritage Housing Precinct – “Recreational Signage”

[Canberra Tracks logo:] Canberra Tracks See how far we’ve travelled Canberra A Garden City [ACT Government crest] Four men and a plan The extent of government planning and intervention in the early design and establishment of Canberra is unique within … Continue reading

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Saturday 13 August 2011 – Bowen Park and Telopea Park – Naming names

Radiating in all directions (continued) After reading that Walter Burley Griffin planned parks and names at the end of the state capital avenues that surround present-day Parliament House, I sought out his 1918 plan. I was able to zoom in far enough … Continue reading

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Saturday 13 August 2011 – Bowen Park and Telopea Park

Bowen Park Parks are nice and flat. Having only ever been to Telopea Park once, for a work picnic about 30 years ago, and never having been over the road to Bowen Park, I mapped a route of about the right … Continue reading

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