Structure Type: built works - dwellings - houses; landscapes - cultural landscapes - gardens

Designers: Church, Thomas D. , Landscape Architect (firm); Clark, Hervey Parke, Architect (firm); Thomas Dolliver Church (landscape architect); Hervey Parke Clark (architect)

Dates: constructed 1952

Aptos, CA

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Garden History

Designed by the renowned San Francico landscape architect Thomas Dolliver Church (1902-1978), the Martin Garden commission was one of the best-known, modernist California gardens of the 1950s.

Garden Notes

The San Francisco-based architect Hervery Parke Clark (1899-1982) designed the Martin Beach House in 1947-1948.

The free-lance phtoographer Rondal Partridge (1917-2015) made photographs of the Martin Garden.

PCAD id: 64