Celebrating a Legacy
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DETAILS

LocationHouston, Texas, United States
ClientEvelyn’s Park Conservancy
Size4.6 acres

In honor of their late matriarch Evelyn, the Rubenstein family donated a historically and geographically prominent five-acre tract on the busy Bellaire Boulevard and created a conservancy to fund a public park with primarily private funds, while engaging the public in its design and development. This park seeks to be reflective and adaptive to the local culture, promoting seasonal expression, community diversity, and celebrating the restorative nature of the landscape. It unfolds in a series of sophisticated themed gardens that wrap around an event lawn and lake. A small event hall and café set the character along the western edge of the park. Anchoring the southeastern entrance of the park is Evelyn’s Memorial garden, a sensory experience paying tribute to the park’s namesake with interactive sculpture and whimsical gardens.

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