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Category: Placemakings

A Library Garden Plan for Elmhurst Library

The Elmhurst Library faces out onto 88th Ave., a half-block east of International Boulevard in East Oakland.  Although the library is small and has limited resources, it is a well-established neighborhood institution much appreciated and used by the community.  In response to a RFP issued by the Friends of Elmhurst Library, I recently developed a concept […]

Cayetano Park Construction Aug 2014

Before the kids came to dig up the dinosaur in the sand pit, the contractors did a lot of excavating and tractor work themselves. Click here for photos from our interim walkthrough of the construction site on Aug 13, 2014.

Laying Down the Rock at Robertson Park


Farewell to Laurellinos

  To good food, friends and family.  We will miss you, Laurellinos.

Bothwell Pawprints