Join the AHPP for a free public tour of this historic site! Tour is in person on location but will also live-stream on Facebook under ARHistoricPreservation. Designed by notable architect E. Fay Jones, the Laman Plaza Gazebo was erected as part of the ambitious Military Heights Urban Renewal Project in North Little Rock, which was the first such project to be undertaken in the state of Arkansas. Installed in 1972, the Laman Plaza Gazebo was the last piece of the project completed during Mayor Casey Laman’s tenure. The gazebo was a significant, though often overlooked, example of Jones’s architectural career. Its design was the first overt demonstration of Jones’s concept of the “operative opposite,” which would become central to Jones’s later designs, including the internationally recognized Thorncrown Chapel in Eureka Springs. (The gazebo is located in the park adjacent to the Laman Library.)
A listing of the monthly tours can be found here.