Lurie Garden Components:
The Extrusion Plaza - connects the north and south ends of Millennium Park.
The Shoulder Hedge - a 15-foot-high hedge which runs alongside the north and west ends of the garden.
West Hedge - a topiary feature meant to represent a classical Greek story.
The Light Plate - the area of the garden meant to evoke a modern feel with a very bright and clean landscape.
Dark Plate - pays homage to the landscape history of the garden, and has dense, lush vegetation.
Seam- provides a visual break between the Lurie Garden's Light and Dark Plates.
Boardwalk and Water Features - build of Ipe hardwood, the Boardwalk runs along a water feature, which has a wide step for visitors to sit.
Lighting - much care went into the landscape lighting of the Lurie Garden, the highlight being the interior lights of the Shoulder Hedge which gives it an interesting glow.