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Platt Garden ca. 1930-1960

Former owner:
Platt, Charles Mrs
Architect:
Willing, Sims & Talbutt
Physical description:
1 folder+ 5 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Platt Garden (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date:
1930
1960
ca 1930-1960
Notes:
Established in 1923, this garden is les than an acre. A feeling of space is achieved through raised flowerbeds and an allee of Magnolia glauca. Potted plants accent the pool, terrace and walks. The vegetable garden and cutting garden are located along the northwest edge of the property and are separated from the lawn by a clipped privet hedge.
Persons and organizations associated with the garden include: Mrs. Charles Platt, III. (former owner and garden designer); Willing, Sims & Talbutt (architect, 1923)
Summary:
The folder includes a worksheet and copies of articles.
Publications:
Garden featured in Louise Bush-Brown and James Bush-Brown, "The Garden of Mrs. Charles Platt, III.," in Portraits of Philadelphia Gardens (Philadelphia: Dorrance and Company, 1929) p. 159
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
PA022000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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