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National and State Registers of Historic Places

Linwood Park Greenhouse and Maintenance Building

Picture of property 1700 S. Hydraulic Street
Wichita (Sedgwick County)
Listed in National Register Apr 16, 2008

Architect: Lord & Burnham/WPA; FERA
Category: agricultural outbuilding
Thematic Nomination: New Deal-era Resources of Kansas

Located in the northwest corner of Linwood Park, the Linwood Park Greenhouse and Maintenance Building were constructed in 1935 as part of the New Deal-era Works Progress Administration (WPA). These are the only extant New Deal buildings in the park. Architects Lord and Burnham of Irvington, New York, designed the greenhouse, but it is not known who designed the maintenance building. Both buildings are brick and feature Colonial Revival architecture. They were nominated to the National Register as part of the "New Deal-Era Resources of Kansas" multiple property listing.

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