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A meditation garden within the walls of a federal prison. A sculpture garden built by at-risk youth in the inner city. A therapeutic healing garden on the grounds of a hospital. A community peace garden serving a community made up of 80 different cultures and languages.  

These are just a few examples of the kinds of urban green spaces—what we call Sacred Places—that have come to life over the last few decades. We invite you to get to know a few by exploring our searchable directory below. Contact us to learn more!
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Amazing Port Street Garden

2424 McElderry Street
Baltimore, MD 21205
http://amazinggracelutheran.org/blog/

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Community park,
Memorial garden

Pastor Gary Dittman

Amazing Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church and The McElderry Park Community joined together to create Amazing Port Street, a project on a mission to build community and nurture life through creating a Sacred Community Commons for Healing and Peace in the heart of the community. The space includes community gardens, gardening education and activities, youth art,...

Epiphany Chapel

1419 Odenton Rd

Odenton, MD 21113

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Memorial garden
Dr. Phebe McPherson

One project in which Episcopalians have been directly involved is the Peace Garden, dedicated in 2002 on the grounds of Epiphany Chapel and Church House in Odenton, Md., to honor the 2,929 military chaplains who served in World War I. “The garden is a crowning tribute to the faith and courage of chaplains who served...

Franklin Square Hospital Center

9000 Franklin Square Drive
Baltimore, MD 21237
http://www.franklinsquare.org/

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Hospital garden,
Memorial garden

Located in the Women’s Pavilion of the Franklin Square Hospital is a Memorial Loss Garden, the “Garden of Little Angels.” This garden serves as a place of solace and peace for patients and hospital staff as well as for parents, friends and family members who wish to honor the loss of a baby through miscarriage,...

Green Spaces for DC 9/11 Memorial Groves

4301 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 250
Washington, DC 20008 

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Memorial garden

Following the tragic events of September 11, 2001, the U.S. Forest Service conceived of a program – The Living Memorials Project – through which it would provide cost share grants to support the design and development of “lasting, living memorials to the victims of terrorism, their families, communities and the nation.” A coalition of partners...

Kalorama Park

Community Garden,
Memorial garden

Langdon Community Park (9/11 Site)

2901 20th St NE
Washington, DC 20018

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Community park,
Memorial garden

Cheryl Dixon

Langdon Park was selected as the official Ward 5 grove by the steering committee of the citywide project because of the presence of a community recreation center, amphitheatre, playgrounds, tennis and basketball courts, and a picnic area. It is a park with a number of potential uses, but it is still underutilized due to a...

Memorial Prayer Garden

21145 Scenic Hwy,

Mentone, AL 35984

Community Garden,
Memorial garden

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