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2013 / Huntington Library presenting three viewing stone exhibitions through Jan. 2

20121227 Huntington Viewing Stones Show

The Huntington Library opens three viewing stone exhibitions on Dec. 27 and will run through Jan. 2. Viewing Stones Show is open to the public with free admission. Bob Watson’s Suiseki and Steel and Stone exhibitions are required with entrance tickets. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens is located at 1151 Oxford...
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2012 / Japanese Garden at Huntington Library reopens after major renovation (Photo Gallery)

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  After a year-long closure and a $6.8 million renovation, the historic Japanese Garden at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, reopened April 11 with a new ceremonial teahouse, teagarden, waterfall, accessible paths, and a restoration of the Japanese House. The teahouse, called Seifu-an (the Arbor of Pure Breeze),...
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2012 / Japanese Garden at Huntington reopens after major renovation (monthly article version) Dr. Takeo Uesugi oversaw design for project

Cultural News 2012 April Issue   A century-old Japanese garden reopens after major renovation The historic Japanese Garden at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California, is on track to reopen April 11, 2012, celebrating its centennial after undergoing a comprehensive, year-long, $6.8 million renovation and improvement project. Among...
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2010 / Landscape architect Takeo Uesugi to be awarded Japan’s medal

(April 29, 2010)  The Government of Japan announces the recipients of its Spring 2010 Decorations.  Dr. Takeo Uesugi of West Covina, Professor Emeritus of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, will be awarded The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold Ray with Neck Ribbon. Dr. Takeo Uesugi was born in Osaka, Japan, in 1940 to...
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2010 / Leaders of Southern California Japanese gardens to meet in Pasadena on Earth Day, April 22

Leaders in the field of Japanese gardens in Southern California will meet on the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Thursday, April 22, 2010, hosted by the historic Storrier-Stearns Japanese Garden in Pasadena. Attendees will discuss issues of garden sustainability and social impact. “Japanese gardens are an international phenomenon,” said art historian and garden scholar...
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2009 / Dr. Takeo Uesugi: Designer of Japanese Gardens

2009 Dr Takeo Uesugi Headshot

Cultural News, February 2009 Issue By Takeshi Nakayama and Shige Higashi Dr. Takeo Uesugi, professor emeritus of landscape architecture at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for Contributions to the Design of Japanese Gardens Outside Japan on Saturday, March 28, 2009,  at the Long Beach Hilton Hotel during the...
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