Best Secret Garden

Sculpture Garden at Cafe Mundi

Once lodged haphazardly in the urban beauty of weeds and railroad tracks, this apparently unplanned sculpture garden now hides in plain sight. Although now in a more congenial setting amid trimmed grasses, crepe myrtle, and the pleasant outdoor gardens of Cafe Mundi, these sandstone and concrete constructions still emanate whiffs of Easter Island mystery. The large heads and spirit houses invite close inspection. What they communicate varies with the viewer. We don't want to take away all the mystery so we won't identify the sculptor. However, if you check the Omni Hotel on San Jacinto you can view a more accessible example of his art, up-close and personal.

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