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[Wiley Garden] ca. 1960-1980

Landscape architect:
Stege, Friede
Architect:
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Physical description:
1 folder+ 1 photoprint; 9 negatives
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Connecticut, New Canaan, Fairfield County
Connecticut
New Canaan
Wiley Garden (New Canaan, Connecticut)
Date:
1960
1960-1994
ca 1960-1980
Notes:
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).
Summary:
The folder includes worksheets and articles.
Publications:
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
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
CT336000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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