Old Town Pocket Garden

This tiny rear yard in Old Town, a Chicago neighborhood, required maximum flexibility in design and installation. The bold color blocks of the stained cedar fencing, white natural pavers underfoot, and decorative elements and nightlighting all come together to create a tiny but very useful and pleasing garden.
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The extremely modest garden space was designed for maximum functionality as well as aesthetic appeal.
“courtyard” — jsingh21
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Contemporary furniture, a massive stone water feature and stone paving are enclosed by stained cedar fencing.
“Like the color and size” — mhavlick
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Decorative touches in the pocket garden.
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Strong statement is made by the stained cedar fencing.
“fence?!” — Allie Woodford
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Downlighting, or "moonlighting", by placing spotlights in the upper branches of a tree.
“Downlighting, or "moonlighting", by placing spotlights in the upper branches of a tree.” — tilmoomin
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The effects of uplighting and downlighting are dramatic in this small space.
“albero d perimetro aiuole” — ronnicesi
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This large stone water fountain makes a statement in the small garden space.
“Like it” — Julie-ann Potts
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