United States of America, Oregon, Multnomah County, Portland
High Hatch (Portland, Or.)
"The house is 70 years old with an estate size garden. The garden is formal with a rose garden that has been redesigned. The carriage house has rhododendrons and other plants that soften its look. There is a courtyard and reflecting pond which has a spring display of plants. The rock garden is divided into a wet and a dry side."
"The garden itself appears to be designed by Mrs. Mabel Kerr, Sr., possibly influenced by Olmsted's work at Elk Rock garden."
Persons associated with the property include: William Whidden (former owners from 1910 to 1923); Thomas Kerr, Sr. (former owner from 1924 to 1944); Thomas Kerr, Jr. (former owner from 1944 to 1980); Willam Whidden (architect from 1910 to 1915); Richard Marlitt (architect from 1960 to 1970); Keith Jellum (sculptor); Henry Hillman (sculptor); Carter Case (architect 1993); Jay Miner (gardener and artist); Thorton Ladd (architect and landscape architect); Sally McIntosh-Jones (photographer).
The folder includes plans, information worksheet and a press release and article from "Traditional Home".
Garden has been featured in Traditional Home, June 1991