A unique association between the city of Fullerton and Cal State—Fullerton, the Fullerton Arboretum has developed into a treasured asset of the community and the university. Nestled in the northeast corner of campus, the facility is home to a vast collection of native and exotic plants. The newly expanded facility supports an enhanced educational mission and community CAPACITY617COST PER SQ FT$242.00FEATURED IN2005 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYWork in Progress events. This project provides the arboretum with the opportunity to enhance its physical setting and convey the message of harmony with nature.
The 9,500-square-foot first phase includes an open-air pavilion integrated with a natural landscaped courtyard and amphitheater, three classrooms, a catering kitchen, museum space for exhibiting historical agricultural artifacts and a meeting/conference room.
The second phase of the new building is designed to include an addition to the new museum that will double the size and add a grand entrance, gift shop and new parking lot.