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Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary 1930-1980

Former owner:
Norton, Lucie
Norton, Martha
Landscape architect:
Olmsted Brothers
Physical description:
1 folder+ 8 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Kentucky, Jefferson County, Louisville
Kentucky
Louisville
Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (Louisville, Kentucky)
Date:
1930
1930-1980
Notes:
"The original Olmsted Firm design was reconstructed in the 1960's. It contains a formal garden with brick walls, a limestone water basin with foundation, a cast iron sundial, a large, open grassy area, a rose garden with a secluded meditation area and sculpture."
Persons and firms associated with the property include: Lucie and Martha Norton (former owners); Olmsted Brothers (landscape architect).
Summary:
Materials relating to the public garden of Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, located in Louisville, Kentucky. The folder includes slide list, excerpts from publications, and descriptions of slides.
Publications:
Garden has been featured in Landscape Architect and Specifier News, April 1994
Garden has been featured in Charles E. Beveridge, The Master List of Design Projects of the Olmsted Firm, 1857-1950 (New York: National Associaton for Olmsted Parks in conjunction with the Massachusetts Association for Olmsted Parks, 1987)
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
KY030000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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