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Property Location: 719 East Franklin Street

Property Owner: City of Richmond Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities

Property Manager: Monroe Park Conservancy, 501(3)(c) non-profit.

Park Boundaries: The site is bordered by Belvidere Street on the east, Main Street on the south, Laurel 
Street on the west and Franklin Street on the north.

Total Acreage: 7.36 (within perimeter sidewalk)

Site Description: The park can generally be described as a modest slope of grass plats and curb-lined paths with a variety of canopy, evergreen and small ornamental trees.  Of interest in the park are a central fountain, public restroom, event and office pavilion and historic markers and monuments.

Zoning and Land Use: The public urban park is in a R-73 (high-density residential) zoning district and is surrounded by residential, religious, and institutional buildings.