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Verona Columns Park 1925-1985

Former owner:
J. C. Nichols Company
Landscape architects:
Hare & Hare
Physical description:
1 folder+ 31 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Kansas, Johnson County, Shawnee Mission
Kansas
Shawnee Mission
Date:
1925
1925-1985
Notes:
The park was designed by Herbert Hare for the J. C. Nichols Company. Hare purchased the columns from Verona, Italy. In 1986, Mission Hills Homes Association and residents raised mony to clean, repair and preserve the columns and statuary. The City joined the Association to restore and preserve existing statuary. Leading to the street is a narrow 50 foot long rectangular reflecting pool with three fountains.
Persons and firms associated with the garden include: J. C. Nichols Company (former owners, before 1926); Hare & Hare (landscape architects, 1925); Herbert Hare (landscape architect, 1925); and Ayers & Ayers (architects, 1930).
Summary:
The folder includes a worksheet and photocopies of articles
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
KS015000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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