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Award winning gardens on Alcatraz


The Association of Partners for Public Lands awarded the Alcatraz Historic Gardens Project a Partnership Project Award in 2010. The project also received two California Preservation Foundation awards in 2009—the Trustees Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation and a Preservation Design Award. This prestigious awards program showcases preservation design excellence and recognizes exemplary work in historic preservation, restoration, rehabilitation, and sustainability.

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The plants tell the other story of Alcatraz--the human and humane story of an individual and group effort to bring a bit of beauty to a grim place.”

Russell A. Beatty, Gardens of Alcatraz