- 1. Russ Pitman Fountain
With fresh fare for breakfast, lunch, dinner and events, The Ivy & James is an ideal spot for a morning coffee, an afternoon snack, or dining al fresco with friends.
3. Café Pavilion
Located conveniently near the park entrance and event lawn, the new building offers light food service, restrooms and offices for park staff, and a flexible architectural form that can be easily expanded and modified over time.
- 4. Event Pavilion & Lawn
- 5. Donor Grove
6. Children’s Play Area
Adjacent to the parking court, the Children’s Play Area presents a secure but visible place for children to engage in imaginative play amid integrated climbing, sand, and water play areas. Comfortable seating areas allow parents to observe the sculpted grounds in a garden shaded by cypress trees and playful sculptural features.
- 7. Art Lawn
8. Butterfly Wall
A work of art in its own right, the unique butterfly wall stands at the entrance to the children’s play area, inspiring children and families alike. The wall is a canvas for a colorful mosaic composed of metal panels with silhouettes of various bugs and butterflies. The different images and colors correspond to different levels of donations made by our park’s generous patrons.
- 9. Event Promenade
10. Great Lawn
The Great Lawn is Bellaire’s true “front yard.” It is a community centerpiece ringed with informal planting of canopy trees. The open space of the lawn provides vistas to the rest of the park and is suitable for small picnics, exercise, and play, as well as community wide events on special occasions. A granite path allows for perimeter strolling along the sculpted edges of the lawn.
- 11. Wildflower Hill & Native Meadow
- 12. Trails
13. “Move One Place On” Sculpture
Located at the heart of the Evelyn Rubenstein Memorial Garden, the fanciful Wonderland “Move One Place On” sculpture recreates the famous tea party scene from Alice in Wonderland. A ten-foot table with eight-foot bronze characters welcomes visitors to picnic alongside Alice, the March Hare, the Cheshire Cat, the Dormouse, and the Mad Hatter.