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Robert M. Fletcher slide collection, circa 1979-1995

Landscape architect:
Fletcher, Robert M. d. 1995
Landscape designer:
Fletcher, Robert M. d. 1995
Physical description:
.25 cubic ft
268 35mm slides : color
Type:
Slides (photographs)
Collection descriptions
Place:
California
California, Southern
Date:
1979
1979-1995
circa 1979-1995
Notes:
Robert M. Fletcher (d. 1995) was a landscape architect who specialized in private gardens in Southern California. Born in Los Angeles, Fletcher received his B.A. in landscape architecture from UC-Berkeley in 1977 and established his residential practice later that year. He taught at the UCLA Extension Program Department of Arts from 1981-1985. As a member of the American Horticultural Society, Southern California Horticultural Society, The National Trust and the California Historical Society, Fletcher was also a speaker at many symposiums and professional meetings. His gardens were featured in numerous journals, including House and Garden, Sunset Magazine, Elle Decor and the Los Angeles Times Magazine. In addition to his residential projects, Fletcher's commercial projects included the Ingram Paper headquarters and warehouse, City of Industry; Henry Company headquarters, Huntington Park; R.J. Plaza Building, Sherman Oaks; Plaza Hermosa, Hermosa Beach; Martin Luther King, Jr. Shopping Center, Watts; Manhattan Village Medical Building, Manhattan Beach; San Julian S.R.O., Los Angeles; The Beach Club, Santa Monica; St. Martin of Tours Church and Elementary School, Brentwood; Mark Taper Building, Reseda; and Westwood Place, Westwood.
Summary:
The Robert M. Fletcher Collection contains 268 35mm color slides documenting Southern California gardens designed by landscape architect Robert M. Fletcher.
Cite as:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Robert M. Fletcher slide collection
Topic:
Gardens
Gardens, Japanese
Landscape architecture
Seaside gardening
Xeriscaping
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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