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Bronson Park Historic District

Reflecting Pool and Band Shell, Bronson Park Source: Photo by Alex Forist, 2006


The Bronson Park Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places on 27 May 1983. The district is bounded by S. Rose, S. Park, W. Lovell, and W. Michigan Aves. Covering 16.6 acres, the district contains 17 buildings and 1 structure.

National Register Information

The following information reflects the manner in which Bronson Park Historic District is categorized by the National Register of Historic Places and the Michigan State Historic Preservation Office


  • Event
  • Architecture/Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Politics/Government
  • Religion

Historic Use:

  • Recreation and Culture

Current Use:

  • Recreation and Culture


  • Aymar Embury
  • Charles Zeller Klauder
  • Gordon W. Lloyd
  • Smith, Hinchman and Grylls

Significant Person:

  • Titus Bronson
  • Alfonso Ianelli


  • Private
  • Local Government
  • Federal

Architectural Style:

  • Late Victorian
  • Mixed (More than two styles from different periods)

Period of Significance:

  • 1826-1865

National Register Information System Item Number:

  • 83000855

Prominent Buildings and Structures

Compiled by Patrick Jouppi, Kalamazoo Public Library Staff, May 2010



National Register of Historic Places Official Website–Part of the National Park Service

National Register of Historic Places

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