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rose garden plans - PLAN OF OAKLAND MUNICIPAL ROSE GARDEN pardon to...
PLAN OF OAKLAND MUNICIPAL ROSE GARDEN pardon to Compete itli Simitap Displays . in the Large Eastern Cities 5?? rose pjilti r-ihhlj.it linda vista Announcement has been made that Oakland is to have a Rose Park;, a composite of the fambW gardens of Italy, and that its site Is to be the Linda Vista Park. The project was sponsored by the Business Men's Garden Club, and has the support of the city government, which will carry out 'the work through its part- department, according to the jflawi of Arthur Onbhleilick, landscape architect. Work has commenced on the first unit, at ence affording employment, inld providing a new link in Oakland's chain of munclpal parks. Tte. Business Men's Garden Club, in comment, states: Tsyj'dme has come to Hartford, aCoonecticut, through its 5-acre yvLunicipai itosH imraen, visitea.oy as many, as &O.O0U persons In a dingle day. Nine thousand eight hundred automobiles from 26 states and three Canadian provinces have carried enthusiasts to this shrine of beauty on a single Sunday. . "Syracuse, New York, too, has its Hose Park, attended by such throngs that the city finds it necessary to illuminate the gardens until midnight. "Topeka, Kansas, has invested $?Q,000 in a similar garden, and its park commissioners state that ' It hJfs made no better or more popular investment in any phase of recreational work. "Now Oakland, too, Is to have its Rose Park, more fortunately situated than those of its sister cities, in ihat it will occupy the cuprshape area of panoramic Linda Vista Park. ' '"Present plans include a formal approach from. Jean Btreet leading up to a central pool, 80 feet long, with fountains at' either end.From the western end of the pool, one w"oUld look up to the floral staircase already constructed and to the culmination nf the design on td Oakland ayhue side It is this la,t unit oaMWUch construction will begi The seven and a half-acre park off Oakland avenue, is now being converted into an artistically planned municipal roseafden. When completed the park will contain ovef eight thousand rose bushes in 187 beds. Arthur Cobbledick, landscape architect, has designed the garden for the Oakland Park depart' MUSTS Hundreds of initiative petition; ,f ' .' ARTHUR COBBLEOICK y' ' LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT site, known at Linda Vista Park, Late Rains Result in Delayed Garden Season By GKORCE C. ROEDING, Jr. Many people have, been too busy, or have not cared to work In their J ment. ( I ) First unit now under construction, .a huge oval, 2 1 8. feet in length. (2) Rose arbor. (3) Stairway with fountain. (4) Arcade building. (5) Central lily pool. (6) Cascades. (7) Terraced, garden. (8) Wall. (9) Gardener's house. . (10) Main entrance. (11) Observation point. ' Frcsident California NurserjlCo., will do much to help them become established. . L N ESTUDILLO - ". 1 . Esludillo Estates, the residential MODE

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  1. Oakland Tribune,
  2. 05 Jun 1932, Sun,
  3. Page 43

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