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Christopher Place 1994-2000

Former owner:
Schwartz, Albert
Meyer, Christopher J.
Meyer, Margaret D.
Meyer, Christopher J., Jr.
Landscape architect:
Stark, Judith Z.
Horticulturist:
Patzer, Robert
Priebe, Russell
Sculptor:
Meyer, Nicholas
Decorator:
Kuony, Madame John
Architect:
Kahler, David
Physical description:
2 folders+ 31 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Wisconsin, Waukesha County, Pewaukee
Wisconsin
Pewaukee
Christopher Place (Pewaukee, Wisconsin)
Date:
1994
1994-2000
Notes:
"This property includes three residences, each a specific style, with appropriate landscaping. A woodland setting with choice Wisconsin natives surrounds the sophisticated contemporary main house. Old-fashioned plants dominate the farmhouse and its cutting garden while simple, summer blooming annuals accent the lakeside cottage window boxes and pots."
Persons associated with the property include: Albert Schwartz (former owner, 1910-1939); Christopher J. Meyer (former owner, 1939-1955); Margaret D. Meyer (former owner, 1955-1970); Christopher J. Meyer, Jr. (former owner, 1955-1970); Judith Stark (landscape architect, 1972 to date); David Kahler (architect, 1969-1971); Robert Patzer (horticulturist, 1993 to date); Russell Priebe (horticulturist, 1995 to date); Nicholas Meyer (designer, sculptor, 1980-1999); Madame John Kuony (decorator, 1980 to date).
Summary:
The folders include worksheets, garden plans, and copies of publications featuring the garden.
Publications:
Garden has been featured in Gary Thompson, "The Gazebo Effect," in Simply Perfect Garden Structures 2002, pp. 37-41
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
WI024000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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