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Italian Lake Park is Part of Harrisburg's Appeal

Italian Lake Park in Harrisburg PA


Although it might seem as if Punxsutawney Phil squelched any hopes for an early spring, one glimpse of Italian Lake Park in the Uptown neighborhood of Harrisburg, PA, and you may change your mind.


Italian Lake Park
, located just north of Division Street between Third and Green Streets, is one of Harrisburg's most beautiful parks.  The park attracts both residents and visitors to the area for early morning walks, wedding photographs, and even an occasional free summer concert.

Surrounded by period-style streetlights, formal gardens and textured walkways, its most recognizable features are the Japanese harmony bridge and sculpture in the center of the lake entitled, "Dance of Eternal Spring."  

Harrisburg Neighbors Join Together

Italian Lake Park was opened in 1901 by the Harrisburg League of Municipal Improvements as part of an overall plan called the City Beautiful Movement.  The Harrisburg League of Municipal Improvements plan involved a public improvement program that is still seen in Harrisburg today.

Harrisburg PA Neighbors Join Together


Thanks to the city of Harrisburg's maintenance efforts and the ongoing commitment of local residents, Italian Lake Park continues to be something of which Harrisburg citizens and local Uptown neighbors are proud.

Harrisburg's Uptown is its only neighborhood developed completely in the 20th Century.  Home styles vary from larger luxury homes to moderate-sized homes along Front Street and Italian Lake.   Even after Hurricane Agnes' devastating floods in 1972 and falling into some decline, Harrisburg home buyers moved into the neighborhood, made improvements, and brought life back into this community.  Uptown is one of Harrisburg's most desirable neighborhoods for young professionals and families alike.

Living Near Italian Lake Park

Harrisburg


Throughout this Harrisburg neighborhood, you feel a sense of community.  Contact the local real estate experts at Homesale Realty to find out more about living in Harrisburg.  They combine their appreciation for Harrisburg's local neighborhoods with expert real estate advice to help you find your dream home.  Contact Homesale Realty today to find a home in Harrisburg, PA.

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