Burke Park (Reservation 68)



1144 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

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Burke Park (Reservation 68) is bordered by Massachusetts Avenue to the north, L Street to the south, 12th Street to the west, and 11th Street to the east.  The park is commonly known as Burke Park, due to the statue of Edmond Burke located at the east end of the site.

Edmund Burke was an English statesmen and philosopher who supported the American colonies during the revolution. The bronze sculpture created by J. Harvard Thomas was placed at this site in 1922.

In spring 2012, Casey Trees, in partnership with the DC Office of Planning, National Park Service, and the Downtown BID planted several trees in the park.