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VIEW 2014 IN THE MAIL!

Thursday, June 12, 2014 | Posted by

VIEW ships next week! Read about this issue at lalh.org/magazine. VIEW is the annual news magazine of LALH, published each summer and mailed to thousands of individuals, organizations, and libraries. Featuring articles about recently published and forthcoming LALH books, VIEW also profiles the preservation successes that LALH books inspire. LALH supporters receive a print subscription of VIEW as a benefit of […]

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Introduction

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 | Posted by

Introduction Beginning in the late nineteenth century, new fortunes in the United States made it possible for many city dwellers to commission country estates. Rising cultural aspirations, a widespread belief in the salutary benefits of country life, the availability of beautiful land, and growing numbers of landscape practitioners set the stage for thousands of such […]

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Gwinn

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 | Posted by

Gwinn Cleveland, Ohio Design by Charles Platt, Warren Manning, and Ellen Shipman, 1906–12. Read the whole story in The Muses of Gwinn. SITE INFO Gwinn (estate of William Gwinn Mather) Cleveland, Ohio Private. Not open to the public.

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Stan Hywet

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 | Posted by

Stan Hywet Akron, Ohio Design by Warren Manning and Ellen Shipman, c. 1911. SITE INFO Stan Hywet (estate of Gertrude and Frank Seiberling) 714 North Portage Path Akron, Ohio 44303 888-836-5533; fax 330-836-2680 www.stanhywet.org

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Dumbarton Oaks

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 | Posted by

Dumbarton Oaks Washington, D.C. Design by Beatrix Farrand, c. 1922. SITE INFO Dumbarton Oaks (estate of Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss) 1703 32nd Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20007 202-339-6401; fax 202-339-6419 www.doaks.org

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Winterthur

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 | Posted by

Winterthur Winterthur, Delaware Design by Henry F. du Pont and Marian Cruger Coffin, 1902–28. SITE INFO Winterthur (estate of Henry F. du Pont) Route 52 (6 miles NW of Wilmington) Winterthur, Delaware 19735 800-448-3883 www.winterthur.org

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Ford House

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 | Posted by

Edsel and Eleanor Ford House Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan Design by Jens Jensen, 1926–29. SITE INFO Edsel and Eleanor Ford House (estate of Eleanor and Edsel Ford) 1100 Lake Shore Road Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan 48236 313-884-4222; fax 313-884-5977 www.fordhouse.org

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Val Verde

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 | Posted by

Val Verde Santa Barbara, California Design by Bertram Goodhue and Lockwood de Forest, 1915–35. SITE INFO Val Verde (estate of Wright S. Ludington) Santa Barbara, California Private. Not open to the public.

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Naumkeag

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 | Posted by

Naumkeag Stockbridge, Massachusetts Design by Nathan Barrett and Fletcher Steele, 1885–1950. SITE INFO Naumkeag (estate of Mabel Choate) 5 Prospect Hill Road Stockbridge, Massachusetts 01262 413-298-3239 westregion@ttor.org www.thetrustees.org

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2014 PRESERVATION HERO

Thursday, May 22, 2014 | Posted by

LALH has named Craig Barrow III of Savannah, Georgia, the 2014 Preservation Hero. “In his conscientious stewardship of his ancestral property, Wormsloe, Craig has demonstrated extraordinary respect for history as well as future generations,” said LALH Executive Director Robin Karson. Barrow said he was “overwhelmed by this honor.” Read the full profile of Barrow here or in […]

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