Grand Prairie Memorial Gardens and Mausoleum was a new municipal cemetery development for the City of Grand Prairie, Texas. The 25 acre site had been reserved by the City in their comprehensive master plan. The site provided natural topography to develop a small lake which also functioned as the primary water management system and main visual feature for the cemetery.
This public cemetery site covers approximately 25 acres and offers five gardens with continually cared for burial lots, a mausoleum with crypts and columbarium niches, an outdoor chapel area, a gazebo columbarium feature, and a main administration building with offices, meeting rooms, public toilets, and cemetery memorial and marker display area. A maintenance building is also included at the back of the grounds and provides office, storage, and garage area.
The cemetery features, buildings, gates, fencing, etc. which utilize brick and limestone materials to create a “campus feel” with all architectural elements relating to one another.
The cemetery provide a variety of lot sizes to accommodate the diverse needs of the residents, including single grave lots, companion lots, and estate lots with four or eight graves. The cemetery features memorials placed at lawn level or upright granite monuments in designated areas.
- Grand Prairie, Texas
- New development
- Phase I development 12 acres
- Phase II development 13 acres
- 3,100 Sq. Ft. administration building
- 2,700 Sq. Ft. chapel/mausoleum
- 500 Sq. Ft.gazebo/columbarium
- 1,000 Sq. Ft. maintenance building
- 1 acre lake