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The Jane K. Platt Garden ca. 1980

Former owners:
Platt, John, M/M
Landscape Architect:
Painter, Richard
Architect:
Bulluschi, Pietro
Provenance:
Portland Garden Club
Physical description:
1 folder+ 10 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Oregon, Multnomah County, Portland
Oregon
Portland
The Jane K. Platt Garden (Portland, Oregon)
Date:
1980
2005
ca 1980
Notes:
The house was built on the site of an old apple orchard. "There are two and a half acres of sweeping lawns surrounded by beds containing many rare plants, trees and shrubs...The garden is primarily Ms. Platt's design. Emphasis is on a succession of bloom and color throughout the year. Alpines from all over the world are included." (The Garden Club of America Annual Dinner Medal Award Program, 1984)
Persons associated with the property include: Pietro Bulluschi (architect, 1938); Richard Painter (landscape designer, 1958-1962).
Summary:
The folder includes site plans and work sheet.
Publications:
Garden featured in "Oregon Eden," in House & Garden, February 1987, pp. 142-144 and 208-212
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
OR016000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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