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[El Pomar] [slide]: looking south toward Cheyenne Mountain from Broadmoor end of garden

Architect:
Benedict, J. B
Creator:
Catholic Sisters Of Charity
Penrose, Spencer
Penrose, Julie
Potter, Grace Goodyear
Sparey, H. I., Mrs
El Pomar Foundation
Landscape Architect:
Olmsted Brothers
Physical description:
1 slide: b&w ; 35 mm
Type:
Projected media
Place:
United States of America, Colorado, El Paso County, Colorado Springs
Colorado
Colorado Springs
Date:
1920
1920 Aug
Notes:
El Pomar was the residence of Spencer and Julie Penrose who built the Broadmoor Hotel and Resort just 3 blocks away. After Spencer died, Julie gave the home to the Catholic Sisters of Charity. It was used as a retreat house for women until it was purchased by the El Pomar Foundation. This Foundation administers the Penrose estate and has restored the house and gardens. End of garden looking south toward Cheyenne Mountain. Olmsted Firm, FLO, NHS - 64348A. End of
Topic:
Summer
Mountains
Fountains
Sunken gardens
Perennials
Spanish Colonial
Houses
Gardens
Local number:
CO020002
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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