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Japanese Cultural Center and Tea House

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1985–1986, Tsutomu Takenaka. 527 Ezra Rust Dr.

Sited on a three-acre garden on the shore of Lake Linton, the authentic tea house was created in Saginaw as a symbol of friendship and cultural exchange with her sister city, Tukushima, Japan. The garden is planted with weeping cherry trees and ornamented with stone lanterns, bamboo gates, gazebo, and an arching vermillion bridge over a stream.

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Kathryn Bishop Eckert
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Kathryn Bishop Eckert, "Japanese Cultural Center and Tea House", [Saginaw, Michigan], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/MI-01-SA13.

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Cover: Buildings of Michigan

Buildings of Michigan, Kathryn Bishop Eckert. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 315-315.

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