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El Pomar [slide]

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: col
Type:
Projected media
Place:
United States of America, Colorado, El Paso County, Colorado Springs
Colorado
Colorado Springs
Date:
1920
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. the Pe
Topic:
Summer
Fountains
Containers
Pedestals
Pergolas
Climbing plants
Junipers
Latticework
Formal gardens
Women
Men
Local number:
CO020009
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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