Garden Gateway

Project: Garden Gateway- Brookside Gardens Entrance and Parking Renovation

2018 Honor Award for Built Design

Presented to M-NCPPC Montgomery Parks, Park Development Division

Congratulations to Montgomery Parks, Park Development Division, for receiving the Honor Award for their project, “Garden Gateway” – Brookside Gardens Entrance and Parking Renovation, in Built Design! The project renovated a deficient entrance and parking facility for a public garden which serves a dense, multi-ethnic community in Wheaton, Maryland. The landscape architect-led team steered the project from utilitarian solutions to a holistic design approach, thereby creating functional and inspiring places. The team actively advocated for stakeholders’ support and effectively raised funds from private donors to close funding gaps. Planting was made possible by phasing, creative sourcing and collaborative volunteer efforts.

See for yourself the wonderful events hosted at Brookside Gardens in Montgomery, MD, like butterfly exhibits and master gardeners plant clinics at the park’s website:



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