{Throwback Thursday} #KCParks125 #TBT The Swope Park Pavilion, also known as the Bandstand, is northeast of the Grand Entrance and the Swope Interpretive Center. George W. Huggins submitted the winning design for a contest in 1916 sponsored by the Park Department. The building’s design was based on the Hall of Philosophy building in Chatauqua, New York. Frank Lemon designed the gargoyles. The dedication ceremony was held in April 1918.This 1923 photo is of the members of the national organization American Institute of Park Executives having barbecue at the Pavilion. #KCParks #ThrowbackThursday | KC Parks Instagram Photos

{Throwback Thursday} #KCParks125 #TBT The Swope Park Pavilion, also known as the Bandstand, is northeast of the Grand Entrance and the Swope Interpretive Center. George W. Huggins submitted the winning design for a contest in 1916 sponsored by the Park Department. The building’s design was based on the Hall of Philosophy building in Chatauqua, New York. Frank Lemon designed the gargoyles. The dedication ceremony was held in April 1918.This 1923 photo is of the members of the national organization American Institute of Park Executives having barbecue at the Pavilion. #KCParks #ThrowbackThursday

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