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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Toronto, Ontario, Canadaen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1993 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorSchwartz, Marthaen_US
dc.date1993en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-07-11T19:27:48Z
dc.date.available2013-07-11T19:27:48Z
dc.date.issued1993en_US
dc.identifier224100en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 546en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/132727
dc.descriptionDetail of seating; Yorkville Park is a series of unique gardens located on the south side of Cumberland stretching west from Bellair. It was designed by Oleson Worland Architects in association with Martha Schwartz / Ken Smith / David Meyer Landscape Architects to celebrate the surrounding neighbourhood and reflect the diversity of the Canadian landscape. At one end, a paved square of land is dotted with Scot's pines growing out of circular benches. Further west, is a set of metal archways among a row of crabapple trees. Next, there's a marshy wetland. A silver-coloured metal structure houses a waterfall bordering one side of a courtyard filled with benches and chairs, while a 650-tonne hunk of billion-year-old granite, cut out of the Canadian Shield and transported to the park in pieces, forms the other border. The park has received the American Survey of Landscape Architects Award. Source: Wikipedia; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page (accessed 2/8/2008)en_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectcityscapesen_US
dc.subjectcontemporary (1960 to present)en_US
dc.subjectplantsen_US
dc.subjectFountainsen_US
dc.subjectparks (recreation areas)en_US
dc.subjectPostmodernen_US
dc.titleYorkville Parken_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode2A1-SS-CP-E3en_US
vra.culturalContextCanadianen_US
vra.techniquegardeningen_US
vra.worktypepark (recreation area)en_US
dc.contributor.displayMartha Schwartz (American landscape architect, born 1932)en_US


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