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Norcliffe 1920-1986

Former owner:
Stimson, Charles W. Mrs
Pigott, Paul
McCone, John Mrs
Architect:
Cutter, Kirkland Kelsey
Landscape architect:
Sturtevant, Butler Stevens
Landscape Architect:
Olmsted Brothers
Physical description:
1 folder+ 24 35 mm. slides and 1 glass lantern slide
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Washington, King County, Seattle
Washington (State)
Seattle
Norcliffe (Seattle, Washington)
Date:
1920
1920-1986
Notes:
The house at Norcliffe was completed in 1914. The gardens at this time were designed by Olmsted Brothers. During the late 1930s or 1940s, the Pigott's hired Butler Stertevant of San Francisco as their landscape architect. A vegetable garden, cutting garden, and perennial border were added.
Persons associated with the garden include: Charles and Harriet Stimson (former owners, 1914-1936); Mr. and Mrs. Paul Pigott (former owners, 1936-1961); Mrs. John McCone (former owner and formerly Mrs. Paul Pigott, -1993); Olmsted (landscape architect, 1914); Butler Sturtevant (landscape architect, 1945-1948); and Kirkland Kelsey Cutter (architect, 1914).
Summary:
The folder includes work sheets and copies of articles.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
WA004000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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