Morton La Kretz, gives $5M to the Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden at UCLA to establish the La Kretz Garden Pavilion, which will house a welcome center and classroom.
UCLA alumnus, philanthropist and environmental champion Morton La Kretz has given a $5 million gift to UCLA’s Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden, the largest in the garden’s history.
The funds donated by La Kretz will be used to build a garden pavilion that will house a welcome center and classroom, and to establish an endowment to maintain the new pavilion building. The new facility will be named the La Kretz Garden Pavilion. Construction is scheduled to begin in November 2015 and conclude by the end of 2016.
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