While the park’s main path is well lit, the rest of the park is very dark. In our public outreach, we heard from many people that this situation makes them feel uncomfortable walking through the park after dark.
Directional or informational signage
The park’s stairways, walls, dense plantings, and meandering paths can be disorienting. While the park was meant to be a place of exploration, today it is hard to see into the park or understand how to move through it.
The park’s mature planting areas and huge trees create a lush, serene environment. For many people, this is the reason to come to the park: to be inside a beautiful, forest-like landscape.