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 Wexler-Douglas Park Picnic Tables-details 

Douglas Park Picnic Tables

Date: 2001
Artist: Allen and Ellen Wexler
Landscape Architect: Rios and Associates
Location: Douglas Park, 2349 Wilshire Boulevard

Tables of Content consists of eleven artist-designed fully functional picnic tables, benches, and toddler play elements. Humorous, entertaining, educational and elegant, these tables encourage visitors to the park to look more closely at nature, increase their awareness of human activities in the park, and see everyday objects in novel ways. The Tables of Content enrich the quality of a park visit by transforming common daily activities and the often-overlooked natural environment so that the familiar is seen with fresh eyes.

Tables of Content:
Table with Boulder, Table with Tree, Table with Walk-Through Path, Table on a Slope with Wedges, Table with a Faux Wood Plank, Table with a Sliced Sapling Plank, Bridge/Table over Stream, Table As Two Benches, Play House Table, Toddler Slide Table, Table with Roof and Gutters
Last updated: 1/19/2011
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