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  • JGarden - Gardens
    David G Porter Memorial Japanese Garden Address University of Guelph Mailing Address City Guelph State Ontario Postal Code N1G 2W1 Country CANADA Latitude Longitude lat 43 55 long 80 25 Find Gardens Nearby Phone 1 519 824 4120 x2113 Fax E Mail awatson uoguelph ca Contact Alan Watson Director Designer s Contruction Date 1995 Public Private PUBLIC Hours Dawn to Dusk Admission Free Added to JGarden 1 1 1999 Last

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=226 (2016-02-11)
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    Alternate Name Address 420 Montgomery Street Mailing Address City San Francisco State California Postal Code Country UNITED STATES Latitude Longitude lat 37 793038 long 122 4027 Find Gardens Nearby Weather Phone Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Construction Period Public Private PRIVATE Hours Admission Added to JGarden 7 8 2000 Last Updated 8 23 2003 Sources Wells Fargo JGarden Description This garden is located on top of the Wells Fargo

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=283 (2016-02-11)
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    Name Westin Nikko Hotel Alternate Name Address 320 North Dearborn Street Mailing Address City Chicago State Illinois Postal Code 60610 4827 Country UNITED STATES Latitude Longitude lat 41 887744 long 87 629631 Find Gardens Nearby Weather Phone 744 1900 Fax E Mail Contact Designer s David Engel Construction Period Public Private PUBLIC Hours Admission Added to JGarden 8 1 2001 Last Updated 8 1 2001 JGarden Description Although the scene

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=314 (2016-02-11)
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    Gardens Nearby Weather Phone 504 483 9386 Fax E Mail garden nocp org Contact Designer s Robin Tanner Construction Period 2003 2005 Public Private PUBLIC Hours Tuesday Sunday 10am 4pm Closed Mondays Admission Admission to the New Orleans Botanical Garden which includes Yakumo Nihon Teien 6 Children 5 12 3 free for children under 5 and Friends of City Park Added to JGarden 11 27 2013 Last Updated 11 27

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=662 (2016-02-11)
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    Code 98501 1583 Country UNITED STATES Latitude Longitude lat 47 040533 long 122 891862 Find Gardens Nearby Weather Phone 1 360 753 8380 parks recreation department Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Construction Period Public Private PUBLIC Hours Open dawn to dusk Admission free Added to JGarden 7 8 2000 Last Updated 2 3 2002 JGarden Description The garden is a hill and pond style honoring Olympia s sister city

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=387 (2016-02-11)
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    fe20020425garden html JGarden Description At six acres in size Yuko en is one of the largest public Japanese gardens in the United States and the first such in Kentucky Japanese culture has a special significance to the local Bluegrass community as it is the site of a large Toyot Motor Company manufacturing plant The garden was built with donations from many local business and individuals including Toyota the community of sister city Tahara cho Aichi Steel Louisville Forge and Gear Works and local financial institutions The entire project cost approximately 1 million The garden has been built on the former site of a monastery built in 1898 on land acquired from the family of Gov James F Robinson The new garden was co designed by Steve Austin a local landscape architect and lawyer and Jeff Singer a local landscape designer and owner of Singer Gardens The design process was not a conventional North American one Austin executed a series of paintings that outlined the vision of what the garden could become and then turned these over to nursery staff and construction workers who actually did much of the design work as they were constructing the site This process is uncommon today but is an important part of traditional Japanese design and has analogues in European architectural history as well The originally flat field has been transformed by 600 truckloads of earth into a series of undulating hills that hide reveal and frame views along the paths that guide visitors through the space Singer laid the dry creek bed by hand placing each piece of gravela nd stone based on his experience as a river kayaking afficianado Other design elements include a bridge crossing the dry stream a pond tsukiyama pruned shrubs stone lanterns and a karesansui dry garden An unusual

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=587 (2016-02-11)
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    Address SR 9 S Pleasant St Mailing Address City Amherst State Massachusetts Postal Code 01002 Country UNITED STATES Latitude Longitude lat 42 37208 long 72 51955 Find Gardens Nearby Weather Phone Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Shinichiro Abe of Zen Associates Contruction Date 2002 Public Private PUBLIC Hours Admission no fee Added to JGarden 6 6 2004 Last Updated 6 6 2004 JGarden Description Yushien meaning garden of friendship was opened on September 23 2002 to celebrate the strong historical ties between Amherst College and Doshisha University in Kyoto Doshisha is a small Christian college founded in 1875 by Joseph Hardy Neesima an 1870 graduate of Amherst Student exchange programs between the two institutions are some of the oldest between Japan and the United States The garden is located in a secluded site behind the Kirby Theater and was built with 250 000 of gifts from Amherst alumni and friends The design is by Shinichiro Abe of Zen Associates The garden features a 500 year old stone lantern given to the College by alum Eiro Yamashita a small fountain a stone path boulders taken from the woods of nearby Shelburne and Conway and a sophisticated planting design that is

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=638 (2016-02-11)
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    State Texas Postal Code 78746 Country UNITED STATES Latitude Longitude lat 30 266088 long 97 767914 Find Gardens Nearby Weather Phone 1 512 477 8672 Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Contruction Date 1964 Public Private PUBLIC Hours Daily 7am to dusk Closed Thanksgiving Christmas New Year s Admission No admission fee 4 entry fee during fundraiser event the first weekend of May Added to JGarden 4 3 2001 Last Updated 4 3 2001 JGarden Description Dedicated and opened to the public in April of 1969 this garden was a gift of appreciation to the City of Austin and the University of Texas for services extended to the creator and his family Working without salary contract or restrictions Isamu Taniguchi spent 18 months transforming three acres of rugged caliche hillside into a peaceful garden This unique garden is a delicate balance between water and plant materials descending in a series of waterfalls lotus ponds and hand made oriental lanterns culminating in an authentic Teahouse The honeycomb rock lining the pathways throughout the garden came from the Lake Travis area The Japanese Tea House with a thatched roof over bamboo walls provides a shady spot to pause and view the gardens

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=379 (2016-02-11)
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