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House on the Hill 1992

Former owner:
Clark, Celia Tobin
Clark, Charles W
Whipple, Stephen
Hobart, Walter
Mezes, S. M
Jacobs, Justin M
Former owners:
Arguello family
Landscape architect:
Alder, David
Horticulturist:
Worn, Isabella
Physical description:
1 folder+ 3 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, California, San Mateo County, San Mateo
California
San Mateo
House on the Hill (San Mateo, California)
Date:
1992
1992-1992
Notes:
"House on the Hill is an English Tudor Style house designed by David Alder. The gardens are formal and at the entrance of the home there are large espaliered magnolias. Other highlights include a courtyard with manicured boxwoods, a formal rose garden, shade garden, and a large grove of oak trees."
The 3 35-mm. slides are duplicates from the San Mateo Historical Society.
Persons associated with the property include: Celia Tobin Clark (former owner, 1929-1965); Charles W. Clark (former owner); Stephen Whipple (former owner); Walter Hobart (former owner); the Arguello family (former owners); S. M. Mezes (former owner); Justin M. Jacobs (former owner); David Alder (architect and landscape architect, 1929-1930); and Isabella Worn (horticulturist, 1930).
Summary:
The folder includes a slide list, garden descriptions from newspaper articles, correspondence, excerpts from a real estate listing and an information sheet.
Publications:
Garden has been featured in Fushs Publications, August 26, 1992
Garden has been featured in Boutique and Villager, May 16, 1998
Garden has been featured in a promotional publication, House on Hill, A Well-Known Estate Offered as a Whole or in Part (Previews Incorporated: undated (possibly 1965)
Garden has been featured in a multicopy of an undated (possibly before 1942) description printed for a meeting of delegates of the Garden Club of America
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
CA363000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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