Thursday, January 29, 2015

Seeing Japanese Gardens-- Part 3" Portland and Philadelphia

PORTLAND JAPANESE GARDEN:  Portland, Oregon: The 5.5 acre formal garden features five garden styles: The Flat Garden, Strolling Pond Garden, Tea Garden, Natural Garden and Sand and Stone Garden.  It was designed by Takuma Tono.

SHOFUSO JAPANESE HOUSE AND GARDEN:  Philadelphia: Shofuso, a traditional-style Japanese house was built in 1953 and brought to Philadelphia in 1958.  There are three types of gardens on the 1.2-acre site.

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