Last updated on 09 July 08
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Enid A Haupt Glass Garden

  3.0/5 (2 ratings)
  • Enid A Haupt Glass Garden, New York Photograph © Rusk Institute

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The Enid A. Haupt Glass Garden is a theraputic garden that is part of the Rusk Institute for rehabiltation. Originally, garden was simply a peaceful retreat from the hospital until a program of horticultural therapy was introduced in the 1970s. The idea was to combine horticultural therapy with medical therapy. Patients work with trained horticultural therapists. Part of the garden, with a beautiful pool, is in a 1,700 square foot greenhouse. The garden is also open to the public.
Address - Rusk Institute, 400 East 34th Street, New York, New York, USA
Opening times - Daily. Open 8am (noon at weekends) to 6pm.
Website - Visit the Enid A Haupt Glass Garden website

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  • over 3 years ago Victoria S. said

    I was visiting a family member in the hospital when I came upon the Enid A Haupt Glass Garden. I heard the sound of birds and could view a fish pond from the doorway which looked inviting. On entering however, I sadly discovered that the bunny mentioned above was imprisoned in a cage so small it could hardly turn around and the birds were in equally small cages. It was so sad I was near tears. I urge you to visit the garden and use your voice to change these inhumane conditions.

  • about 5 years ago Gina said

    This is one of my favorite spots in the city. An excellent place to bring children (there is a children's play garden). It's also a great place to sit and meditate, bring your lunch (the perennial garden), or just browse and look at plants and animals (they have a bunny, fish, turtles, and birds).

    Wonderful, wonderful spot.


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