Black and white photograph of Logan Park, Minneapolis.

Logan Park, Minneapolis

Logan Park fountain in 1904. When Cleveland presented a plan for Logan Park in 1883, he proposed a fountain at this location, but suggested it didn't have to be built right away. It was not added to the park until 1897.

Black and white photograph of West River Parkway in Minneapolis, c.1910

West River Parkway in Minneapolis, c.1910

Cleveland was most passionate about Minneapolis and St. Paul acquiring the river banks in the Mississippi River gorge for parks to preserve their beauty.

Color plan for Third Ward (now Farview) Park, Horace W. S. Cleveland, 1883 Annual Report, Minneapolis Board of Park Commissioners, 1883.

Plan for Third Ward (now Farview) Park, Horace W. S. Cleveland, 1883 Annual Report, Minneapolis Board of Park Commissioners, 1883.

Cleveland's plan for Third Ward Park, now Farview Park, included a road to the top of the hill in the park and a small pond.

Map detailing Cleveland's proposal for a system of parkways in Minneapolis, 1883.

"Suggestions for a System of Parks and Parkways for the City of Minneapolis," June 2, 1883. Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

Cleveland proposed a system of connected parkways to the Minneapolis Board of Park Commissioners. This map accompanied his suggestions. The parkways he proposed are shown in red. It was published as a part of the annual report of the park board in 1883.

Black and white photograph of Horace William Shaler Cleveland, date unknown.

Horace William Shaler Cleveland

Horace William Shaler Cleveland, date unknown.

Black and white photograph of Horace William Shaler Cleveland, date unknown.

Horace William Shaler Cleveland

Horace William Shaler Cleveland, date unknown.

Cleveland, Horace William Shaler (1814–1900)

Horace W. S. Cleveland was a pioneer landscape architect. His greatest achievement was designing a system of parks and parkways in Minneapolis. He advocated preserving spaces for parks in the rapidly growing cities of the American West. Cleveland was especially influential in preserving the banks of the Mississippi River gorge in St. Paul and Minneapolis as parkland.

Black and white photograph of President Lyndon Johnson, Senator Hubert Humphrey, Governor Karl Rolvaag and party at Minnehaha Falls.

President Lyndon Johnson, Senator Hubert Humphrey, Governor Karl Rolvaag and party at Minnehaha Falls.

President Lyndon B. Johnson visited the falls during a campaign stop, June 27, 1964. At left is Minnesota Governor Karl Rolvaag. Behind the president is Minnesota U.S. Senator Hubert H. Humphrey, whom Johnson would choose as his vice-presidential running mate later that summer.

Black and white photograph of Godfrey Mill dam, Minnehaha Falls, c. 1889.

Godfrey Mill dam, Minnehaha Falls, c.1889.

Ard Godfrey operated this mill on Minnehaha Creek below the falls before the land was acquired as a park.

Black and white photograph of visitors below the falls, c.1869.

Two women watching Minnehaha Falls, Minneapolis.

Visitors pose on the bridge below the falls, c.1869.

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