Ten Placessome famous, some obscurethat make the University of Washington one of the most beautifuland best-lovedcampuses in the nation.
Its natural setting has few equals. In the distance are two mountain ranges, at its boundaries two bodies of water, at its focal point a priceless view of a 14,411-foot volcano. Yet the University of Washington campus is also a treasure thanks to the planners, architects and gardeners who took logged-over land and made it into a garden of delights. For those who can't come back often, or who may have missed some newer campus beauty spots, the editors of Columns showcase 10 of their favorite UW outdoor settings.
Rainier Vista and Memorial Way photos © Loyd C. Heath. Orange Daisy photo © Michael Boer. Burke-Gilman trail, Lake Washington canal, Grieg garden, Union Bay photos all by Kathy Sauber. Liberal arts quad, Husky stadium, Columns photos all by Mary Levin.
Several of these special places have groups working to preserve them:
Tell us about your own favorite outdoor place on the UW campus. Write to Columns Magazine, 1415 N.E. 45th Street, Seattle WA 98105, fax (206) 685-0611 or e-mail email@example.com.