Marian S. Heiskell Garden

Name: Marian S. Heiskell Garden
Address: 315 West 48th Street
Cross Streets: 8th & 9th Ave
Neighborhood: Clinton, Manhattan
Year Founded: 5/1/1997

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This garden behind the new Salvation Army headquarters originally reached from 47th to 48th street. The rebuilt garden now faces 48th Street. Children from the Mid-Town West School garden in pie shaped cobblestone lined raised beds. The front area is their forest of Ailanthus trees. A flagstone pathway rings the rear of the garden andleads to a tool shed. Ornamental shrubs and butterfly attracting plantshide the low wrought iron fence. The science teachers make ample use ofthis outdoor classroom.


Marian S. Heiskell Garden, 2007


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