Canandaigua in Ontario County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The gardenís centerpiece was the traditional Sukiya-style tea house with an Irimoya-style roof. K. Wadamori oversaw the building of the tea house, which was completed in 1908.
K. Wadamori used sculpture to create focal points, mark significant pathways, and provide visual interest. There are a variety of figures made of terra cotta, cast stone, and bronze, including: a Buddha, a five-tiered pagoda, and three
Key features of the tea house are traditional sliding screens and partitions. Bamboo furniture decorated the interior.
The Japanese Garden has four entrances. The main entrance is marked by a traditional Torii Gate, a gate found at the entrance to Shinto shrines to divide the human from the spiritual worlds. The gardenís three other entrances are smaller and are marked by bamboo or wood-shingled roofed structures.
Location. 42° 53.94′ N, 77° 16.397′ W. Marker is in Canandaigua, New York, in Ontario County. Marker can be reached from Charlotte Street near Howell Street. Marker is on the grounds of Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 151 Charlotte Street, Canandaigua NY 14424, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Blue & White Garden (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pansey Garden (about 500 feet away); Moonlight Garden (about 600 feet away); Old-Fashioned Garden (about 700 feet away); The Peacock House/Aviary (approx. 0.2 miles away); Japanese Garden & Tea House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rock Garden (approx. 0.2 miles away); Granger Homestead (approx. ĺ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canandaigua.
Also see . . . Sonnenberg.org. (Submitted on June 23, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 23, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 23, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 88 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 23, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.