detail view of the completed support columns and lantern
detail view of master plan with proposed gates and location
proposed entry gates
detail of proposed signage
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Gate of Heaven Entry Gates
New entry gates
Roman Catholic Diocese of San Jose
Los Altos, CA
Irving Gonzales, Jennifer Wichtowski
Hill Associates, Mattade Construction
As part of the cemetery's overall master plan, a priority was set on creating a grand entry for the cemetery that is befitting with the property's name, history and bucolic location.
The gates were conceived as a modern interpretation of the property's existing California Spanish style architecture. The gates are set back from the main street to provide privacy and maintain the serenity of the existing neighborhood.