Designing for the Future

Garden Expansion Project

In 2016 a master plan for Leach Botanical Garden was completed, in partnership with Leach Garden Friends, the City of Portland, and the Portland Development Commission (now Prosper Portland). The Design Team, headed by Land Morphology with Olsen Kundig, Architects, led us through a process that resulted in a vision intended to delight and inspire visitors while also communicating deeper messages about the deep connections between people and plants.

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Upper Garden Development – December 2020

Construction video updates on Garden Expansion Phase One

Phase One Development

The first phase of development construction began in 2019. Highlights include:

Leach Garden Friends awarded grant from M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust

$130,000 capacity-building grant over 3 years; Introducing Virginia Brandabur, Visitor Services Manager

Upper Garden Construction Updates

Community updates about Upper Garden construction project

Designing for the Future

Nearly eight acres in the undeveloped Upper Garden will offer new botanical and programmatic experiences to visitors and…

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