Sunday, July 10, 2016
One of the last remaining intact estates from the American Country Place era.
Starting in 1910 industrialist Richard T Crane working with architect David Adler and landscape architects Arthur Shurcliff, the Olmstead Brothers and others designed 1,380 acres overlooking the ocean on Boston's North shore. The grand allée is the only known designed landscape of its kind still in existence in North America
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Friday, June 17, 2016
The 44 room estate called Naumkeag was built by McKim Meade & White in 1885 as a summer home for Joseph Hodges Choate with it's original gardens designed by Nathan Barrett.
After inheriting the property in 1929 Mabel Choate worked with Fletcher Steele for the next thirty years further transforming the gardens into a series of diverse and artistic garden rooms inspired by trips around the world.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
The landscape design of the 353 acre L.I. Gold Coast estate was begun in 1904 by James Leal Greenleaf.
After purchasing the property in 1913, William Robertson Coe hired landscape designers Guy Lowell and A. Robeson Sargent and later the Olmstead Brothers to create the vast property today known as The Planting Fields.