Michael Van Valkenburg details his master plan for Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Inside the park lie multiple opportunities. A stream runs along the Western Boulevard edge – taken underground at some point, it now may be a candidate for daylighting. “The creek used to meander into the site quite far and I’m wondering if it’s possible to exhume it and bring it back,” he says. “Water is one of those universal things – the way it plays to the light and the sound of it and the animal life that comes with it is rich.”

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Dix Park Landscape Architect Talks About Possibilities, The News & Observer

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World-Renowned Landscape Architect Michael Van Valkenburgh Selected to Lead Creation of Master Plan for Dorothea Dix Park, City of Raleigh

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