Sculpture Garden Expansion Update: 9/14/18

Progress continues on the Besthoff Sculpture Garden Expansion. From the Roosevelt Mall Bridge in New Orleans City Park, passersby can get a good view of the work being done on the canal link bridge. The bridge will connect the existing garden to the new, taking visitors under the Roosevelt Mall Bridge, as visible in the… Read More

Sculpture Garden Expansion Update: 7/17/18

  At this point in the construction process, the most prominent element of the Sculpture Garden Expansion is the sculpture pavilion structure. There is now steel up in the expansion area, giving visitors an exciting vision of what the sculpture pavilion will look like. Construction teams have created landforms to build out the two islands… Read More

Sculpture Garden Expansion Update: 5/24/18

The Besthoff Sculpture Garden Expansion project is moving along! Neighbors who have stopped by to check in on our progress have likely noticed that the grounds in the expansion area are beginning to take shape, giving a preview of the layout of the new garden. Our partners at Palmisano have begun site work on the newly… Read More

Sculpture Garden Expansion Update: 3/16/18

The lagoon in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden expansion area has been de-watered to allow for the process of reshaping and stabilizing the lagoon to begin. Reshaping the lagoon will emphasize the expanse of the open water, and, when finished, will capture, clean, and aerate the water as a healthy and sustainable resource. A bladder dam system has… Read More