Leo Carrillo Ranch/Park - Main Gate
Date of Completion: July 2003
Commissioning Agency: City of Carlsbad Arts Office
Design Team: KTU+A Landscape Architects
Project Description: Leo Carrillo Ranch Master Plan design team artist responsible for combining sculpture and infrastructure to create visual metaphors for Leo Carrillo; star of stage, screen and television. The center opening swing gate recalls a chapter from Mr. Carrillo’s book that describes his pivotal professional decision to leave the New York stage and appear in talking pictures back home in California.
Awards: California Preservation Foundation Design Award for Leo Carrillo Ranch Master Plan, 1998. American Society of Landscape Architects, San Diego Chapter, Merit Award, 1999.