Japanese House and Garden Gets a Facelift

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

One of the most authentic Japanese Gardens and the first in North America is located right here in Philadelphia and it has been restored to recapture the essence of the historically significant structure. The site, originally developed in 1876, has three types of gardens; a hill and pond garden, tea garden, and courtyard garden for visitors to experience the peacefulness as if they’re in Japan.

Throughout the last year, numerous renovations have taken place on the premises to improve the Shofuso site. Some changes include a new stone bridge leading to the tea house, a granite step landing along the pond to feed the koi fish, and a redesigned waterfall.

For more information and to learn about the Japanese House and Garden’s rich history, visit their website at www.shofuso.com or check out the venue at 5070 Parkside Ave in Philadelphia!

Tune into Eye Opener weekdays from 6-8am, follow us on Twitter @EyeOpenerPhilly, and ‘like’ us on Facebook!

Check out our “We Love Philly” Pinterest Board.

Shofuso_Japanese_House_and_Garden

1 Comment

  • wilmington nc

    I think that a property foreclosures can have a important effect
    on the borrower’s life. Foreclosures can have a 7 to decade negative impact
    on a client’s credit report. A borrower who’s applied for a home loan or almost any loans as an example, knows that
    the actual worse credit rating will be, the more complicated it is to get
    a decent mortgage loan. In addition, it can affect a borrower’s power to find a decent
    place to lease or rent, if that gets to be the alternative real estate solution.
    Great blog post.

Comments are closed.