United States of America, Connecticut, New Canaan, Fairfield County
Wiley Garden (New Canaan, Connecticut)
Wiley House was designed by Philip Johnson for the Wiley Family in 1952. This site features a restored barn, swimming pool, and modern house, incorporating unusual interior plantings that are documented in some of the images. The landscape design may have been by Friede Stege.
This house and garden were included in the 1955 and 1957 Modern House tours in New Canaan.
Persons associated with the garden include: Friede Stege? (landscape architect), Philip Johnson (architect, 1952), John C. Smith (former owner).Robert C. Wiley (former owner, 1952), Archbishop of New York (1978), Howell D. and Linda K. Wood (former owners, 1979), and Frank P. Gallipoli, 1994).
The folder includes worksheets and articles.
Garden has been featured in "The Harvard Five in New Canaan: Midcenutry Modern Houses by Marcel Breuer, Landis Gores, John Johansen, Philip Johnson, Eliot Noyes and others" by William D. Earls and in the June 1955 issue of Architectural Record