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Middletown Farm 2006

Landscape architect:
Hutcheson, Martha Brookes
Former owner:
Straus, Herbert
Provenance:
Rumson Garden Club
Physical description:
1 folder+ 17 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, New Jersey, Monmouth County, Red Bank
New Jersey
Red Bank
Middletown Farm (Red Bank, New Jersey)
Date:
2006
Notes:
Inspired by a French country estate, this property ws originally the "working part" of Mr. Straus' estate. The cluster of buildings were built for maintenance equipment, animals, and employees. Besides the vegetable and cutting gardens, there are little gardens, ground covers, vines, and fruit and flowering trees.
Persons and firms associated with the property include: Herbert and Theresa Kuhn Straus (former owners, 1929-1949); Hopkins and Associates (architect, 1929); and Martha Brookes Hutcheson (landscape architect, 1929).
Summary:
The folder includes a worksheet and copy of b&W aerial view.
Topic:
Vegetable gardening
Gardens
Local number:
NJ498000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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