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This photo is of the Heart Bridge at Kubota Garden in Seattle, Washington. It was taken on July 7, 2007. Kubota Garden is a public garden that is now owned by the City of Seattle and maintained by the Department of Parks & Recreation. It was originally created and maintained for many years by Fujitaro Kubota.

The Heart Bridge is one of two red bridges in the garden. According to their brochure, the Heart Bridge crosses Mapes Creek and is like a traditional red bridge on Fujitaro Kubota's home island of Shikoku in Japan. It was built in the 1930s.

Kubota Garden
9817 55th Avenue S.
Seattle, Washington 98118

For information about the garden and Fujitaro Kubota, please visit their website: www.kubota.org. The site includes a brief history.

vkm — Last modified Mar 30 2011 7:59 p.m.


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