Place

Benjamin Banneker Park

An expansive public space paved with blocks surrounds a large round water fountain.
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Benjamin Banneker Park honors an accomplished African American of the colonial era. Banneker's signature acomplishment was surveying the land that became the nation's capital, Washington, DC. Landscape architect Dan Kiley designed the park which opened in 1967.

Last updated: November 7, 2021