United States of America, Oregon, Multnomah, Portland
McDonald Garden (Portland, Oregon)
This 1.3 acre cultivated garden features rare plant material and is noted for several features, including a Chilean court, greenhouse, espaliered plants, sundial, stone staircase, formal front courtyard with three copper bowl fountains, and a long sweeping lawn. The garden includes views of Mt. Saint Helens and the Willamette River..
Persons associated with the property include Lord and Schryver (landscape architects, 1940); Ernest Tucker (landscape architect, 1977); Marsha Matschek (landscape designer, 1975 to date); Clark Matschek (landscape architect, 1996); Conrad Hahn (head gardener, 1950); Ernest Meyer (architect, 1942); Charles Voorhis (architect, 1977); John Storrs (architect, 1960); Echo Cole (head gardener, 1996 to date); and Gilbert Meigs (engineer, 1978).
Folder includes a worksheet and a photocopy of a printed description and plan of the garden.
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