​​​​​​​Harmon Park

River of Shade

 

 

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LOCATION:  Harmon Park Fourth Avenue and W. Yavapai Street
ARTIST:  Stacy Levy
ARCHITECT:   Richard Bauer
LANDSCAPE
ARCHITECT:  David Green
TYPE:  Park
MATERIALS:  Concrete, Steel, Landscaping
BUDGET:  $484,000
DATE:  2010
DISTRICT:  8
ZIP CODE:  85003


​This public art project was designed to enhance the connection between Harmon Library and the surrounding community. It added new leaf-shaped benches, garden fencing, shade trees and artist-designed paths embedded with colorful glass. The paths lead to a community garden and a grassy amphitheater used by the Harmon Library as an outdoor classroom.  The paths and surrounding park include new dusk-to-dawn lighting.

The park was redesigned in partnership with the city of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture and the Water Services, Library, and Parks and Recreation Departments.