McKim, Mead & White
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FOUND IN: Dumbarton Oaks / Collection: Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives, approximately 1921-1979 / Series: PhotographsSub-Series — Folder: 10Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents: Seven black and white photographs of The Superintendent’s Cottage, sometimes called the Gardener’s Cottage at Dumbarton Oaks. It fronts S Street, Washington, D.C. located just west of the Service Court gates.In 1923, Mildred Bliss suggested to her architects that they build a duplex to house the butler and the head gardener, William Gray and his family. Following her suggestion, they planned the small gabled house to be a part of the Service Court Quadrangle. However, when the...
- Subject: Historic gardens -- Washington (D.C.) X