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Philadelphia City Garden 1998

Former owner:
Perkins, Holmes Mr Mrs
Lamont, Bodine M., Mrs
Architect:
Perkins, Holmes
Mitchell
Guirgola
Physical description:
1 folder+ 12 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Philadelphia City Garden (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Date:
1998
Notes:
"The flagstone terraced garden reflects perfectly the contemporary style of the house. Unique features of this garden are the fountain designed by original owner, large crabapple tree, herb garden and a variety of plant material in a small space."
The folder includes a list of plant materials, garden description, and worksheet done by GCA researcher Keith R. Straw. Plans for the house are at the University of Pennsylvania Archives. Other photographs exist at the Pennsylvania Horticulture Society.
Persons associated with the property include: Mr. and Mrs. Holmes Perkins (former owner from 1971 to 1978); Mrs. Bodine M. Lamont (former owner from 1978 to 1981); Holmes Perkins (architect from 1970 to 1971); Mitchell/Guirgola (associated architects from 1970 to 1971).
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
PA346000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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