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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Japanese Garden Reopens

Japanese Garden
Huntington Gardens, San Marino, CA
Project Facts 
Date Originally Built: 1911–12
Original Landscape Superintendent: William Hertrich (1878–1966)
Project Timeframe: Closed April 4, 2011 – Reopened April 11, 2012
Total Project Cost: $6.8 million
The Japanese Garden at the Huntington took one year to build and just over one year to restore and repair.
According to the fact sheet, the Japanese House and bridges were restored and ponds were repaired. A new ceremonial tea garden and tea house were added, as well as a new waterfall between the original Japanese House and Zen Garden.
New paths were also added and accessibility was improved. 
Below, photographs from our recent visit:

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