Thursday, April 29, 2010

vina veja park

this park is the third park in a little cluster, joining eaton sunnyslope and gwinn to round out this little park-heavy corner of pasadena. aside from the powerlines, this is really a cool space with the funky pavilion design and wide open spaces. a birthday party was in full swing while we were there to take this photo.

the mosaic signs at this park are slightly smaller and appear to have been installed at a different time than all the others. anyone have any insight to that curious detail?

from the city website:

"Vina Veja Park is located at 3026 East Orange Grove Boulevard, near Eaton Sunnyslope Park. Hours of operation are from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. The size of the park is 7.5 acres. This park provides a large picnic shelter; 3 additional picnic areas; and a dog park divided into two sections for large dogs and small dogs."

previous pasadena parks...

1. brookside park
2. singer park
3. central park
4. grant park
5. victory park
6. jefferson park
7. allendale park
8. san rafael park
9. robinson park
10. brenner park
11. washington park
12. villa park
13. mcdonald park
14. la pintoresca park
15. eaton blanche park
16. eaton sunnyslope park
17. gwinn park


Michael Coppess said...

Vina vieja ("old vineyard" but commonly called the "dog park") is a new park and the monument would have come along much later than the monuments made for the other parks. Nice series by the way.

ben wideman said...

Thanks for the insight! That is very helpful, Michael. And thanks for stopping by again!