The front entrance to the Plaza from University Avenue.
Looking through the Plaza towards the Arizona State Museum.
Purple flowers poke up through the cactus garden.
The Plaza is cooled by tall, elegant Arizona sycamore.
Tiled seatwall and benches provide places to sit and reflect.
Detailed artistry is evident in tiles of seatwall.
Round tiles compliment the ornate bench metalwork.
The Three Muses Fountains stand proudly at the south end of Plaza.
Elegant handrails flank the Plaza on the Centennial Hall side.
View shows front of Plaza as seen from grassy area.
Cactus grace the Plaza and echo the shapes in the arches.
A leaf tile artistically integrated into sidewalk.
Brilliant colors make the Plaza decorative.
Leaf shapes and colors vary throughout the Plaza.
Close-up of nameplate on one of the benches.
Beautiful in-ground rounded tile.
Example of rock engraving on a special piece of granite.
Layout of the bricks.
An example of the intricate work on the seatwall tiles.
Close-up of a dedication on one of the seatwall tiles.
Detail of a quote on one of the seatwall tiles in the Plaza.
The Plaza just after final completion in 2006.
A crowd assembles for the Groundbreaking Ceremony in 2005.
Members gather for Groundbreaking.
Committee members break ground with former UA President.
Participants find their hardhats.
Former UA President Peter Likins addresses audience.
Liz Kennedy speaks to audience.
Dedication Ceremony in 2006 welcomes Governor Janet Napolitano.
Native song performed at Dedication Ceremony.
Large crowds attended Dedication Ceremony despite hot day.
Honoree takes picture of her leaf.
Honoree takes a closer look at her engraving.
Ceremony participants relax at reception.
Participants mingle and enjoy Plaza Dedication ceremony.
Arches of the new Plaza call attention to all.