Experience Bartram’s Garden and the Bartram’s Mile section of the Schuylkill River Trail. Take a walk along the Schuylkill riverfront that has been reclaimed from its industrial past and admire living collections at Bartram’s Garden that continue to grow, bloom, and reproduce as they have since 1728.
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. Learn about the planning, design, documentation and implementation process for creating a multi-use trail through a previously industrial use landscape, including public art and restoration of historic monuments. 2. Learn about the history of a one of America’s most important historic botanic gardens. 3. Learn about planning, design, documentation and implementation process for a 19th-century garden restoration at a historic garden in an urban setting. 4. Learn about multi-use trail stormwater management techniques, urban meadows, a community farm, and creation of a tidal wetland.
Brad Thornton, ASLA; Jason Curtis, ASLA, SITES AP; José Almiñana, FASLA, SITES AP; Joel T.. Fry; Tamara Henry
American Society of Landscape Architects