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The Los Angeles Central Library (aka Maguire Gardens)

Lisa Gimmy
Los Angeles Library aka Maguire Gardens

It’s hard to imagine the beautiful public park, adjacent to Central Library in downtown Los Angeles, with its fountains, pools and overlooks, public art and generous lawns, restaurant and outdoor dining terrace…as a former parking lot, however, that’s what it once was. Had it not been for public advocacy and the foresight of developer Robert Maguire, this beautiful public space would not be what it is today.
 

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Wells Fargo Court

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Wells Fargo Plaza

  

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Bunker Hill Steps

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Bunker Hill Steps

  

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Grand Hope Park

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Grand Hope Park

  

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An Open Space Sequence in Los Angeles?

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Native Grasses and Mow-Free Sod

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Native Grasses and Mow-Free Sod

Still Great Lawn Alternatives
By Jeff Graham, ASLA  

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A Spanish Bungalow's Sophisticated Garden

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A Spanish Bungalow's Sophisticated Garden

It’s All in the Details 
Published by Les Sechler, ASLA  

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Flower Power to Vocal Power

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Flower Power to Vocal Power

From Flower Power to Vocal Power: A Grand Night of Opera at the Virginia Robinson Gardens
Published by Lisa Gimmy, ASLA, LEED AP
Photo Courtesy of El Nido Family Centers  

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LA Times Article Highlights Spanish Bungalow Transformation

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LA Times Article Highlights Spanish Bungalow Transformation

Just in time for summer, the LA Times profiles 'A Cool Spot.' 

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Landmark Pasadena Estate Debuts at 2017 CPF Conference

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LANDMARK PASADENA ESTATE DEBUTS AT 2017 CPF CONFERENCE

LGLA CREATES A LANDSCAPE FOR THE NEXT 100 YEARS. 

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Lisa Gimmy Landscape Architecture is a professional consulting firm offering master planning, site planning, and landscape design. Since its founding in 1992, LGLA has designed landscapes for schools, campuses, boutique hotels, buildings, public parks, estates, and private residences. At LGLA each project is viewed as an opportunity to explore a series of relationships: between the site and the region, architecture and landscape, and most importantly, between the landscape and the people who will use and enjoy it.
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