Hillsborough New Place and Eucalyptus Island

This 5,000-square-foot traffic island in the heart of the Town of Hillsborough has been reconceived as a small passive park, serving as a garden forecourt to the North Hillsborough School and the Burlingame Country Club. Completed in 2011, this grid of Akebono cherry trees with flowering groundcover beds, crushed-stone pathways, and benches, creates a colorful pedestrian sanctuary. It is a place to pickup and drop-off school children or meet others waiting for their children in a garden setting.

Hillsborough, CA

Construction cost: $120,000

5,000 SF

Client: Hillsborough Beautification Foundation (HBF)

Street Median/Park

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