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Robert Worth Bingham Garden 1919 to 1970

Former owner:
Ballard, Charles
Robert Worth Bingham
Architect:
Hutchins, E. T
Landscape architects:
Olmsted Brothers
Physical description:
1 folder+ 5 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Kentucky, Jefferson County, Glenview
Kentucky
Glenview
Robert Worth Bingham Garden (Glenview, Kentucky)
Date:
1919
1919-1970
1919 to 1970
Notes:
"This garden is an amphitheater. The semicircular rows are formed by low brick walls with turf for the seats. In front of the stage is a fountain. The stage is backed by a colonnade. In another garden, boxwood hedges planted in geometric shapes border flower beds and all are arranged around a central pool. Elsewhere is a turf walk with small pools at either end. Here a gate is at one end, a pergola at the opposite end. The turf walk is flanked by a hedged-edged flower border."
Persons associated with the property include: Mrs. Charles Ballard (former owner, 1911 to 1918); Robert Worth Bingham (former owner); Olmsted Brothers (landscape architect); E.T. Hutchins (architect).
Summary:
Materials relating to the privated gardens located in Glenview, Kentucky. The folder includes slide list, excerpts from publications, and a description and worksheet completed by GCA researcher Mrs. C. More. The garden was designed by the Olmsted Firm.
Publications:
Garden has been featured in The Italian garden transplanted: Renaissance revival landscape design in American, 1850-1939. Troy, Alabama: Department of History and Social Sciences, Troy State University, 1988
Garden has been featured in Journal of garden history. London: Taylor & Francis, 1981-1997
Garden has been featured in a book by Beveridge, Charles E. The master list of design projects of the Olmsted firm, 1857-1950. New York, New York: National Association for Olmsted Parks in conjunction with the Massachusetts Association for Olmsted parks, 1987
Garden has been featured in American Society of Landscape Architects: Illustrations of Work of Members. New York: House of J. Hayden Twiss, 1931
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
KY035000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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