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Bush Garden, 1955-1970

Landscape architect:
Poinier, Lois W.
Landscape designer:
Alexander, Joan Kennedy
Former owner:
Bush, Alfred
Physical description:
1 folder+ 5 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, New Jersey, Essex County, Millburn, Short Hills
New Jersey
Short Hills
Bush Garden (Short Hills, New Jersey)
Date:
1955
1955-1970
Notes:
This garden on Western Drive in Short Hills was designed by Lois Poinier about 1960 (additional design work has been undertaken since 1995 by Joan Kennedy Alexander). Poiner's work featured a terrace for outdoor living with a fountain and extensive plantings of azaleas, rhododendrons, and similar shrubs, surrounded by trees.
Persons associated with the garden include: Lois Poinier (landscape architect, ca. 1960); Joan Kennedy Alexander (landscape designer, 1995 to date); and Alfred Bush (former owner).
Summary:
The folder includes work sheets and other information.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
NJ327000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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