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  • Crabapple Hill — Dumbarton Oaks
    Garden Archives Drawings and Photographs by Garden Area Crabapple Hill Archive Navigation Garden Archives Home Contents Index Search Refine Help Crabapple Hill Info Crabapple Hill About Crabapple Hill Drawings Historic Photographs Document Actions Print this Share Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington DC 20007 Site Map Web Accessibility Contact Us Visit Us Staff Directory Employment Rights and Reproductions Staff Login Newsletter Webmail Service Desk 2014

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  • About Crabapple Hill — Dumbarton Oaks
    This hillside located north of the swimming pool is covered with crabapples and edged with low shrubs The trees are planted in approximately four rows in a triangular shape stretching down the slope A pathway intersects the crabapples cutting north from the swimming pool to the Ellipse For groundcover Farrand suggested a blend of honeysuckle Vinca and ivy The informal design of Crabapple Hill was chosen to offset the strict

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  • Drawings — Dumbarton Oaks
    line A A Crabapple Hillside bench mark leveling 1 Bench mark leveling Crabapple Hillside section on line A A Bench mark leveling Crabapple Hillside diagram showing relation to North Vista and to Swimming Pool and Box Walk Crabapple Hillside bench mark leveling 2 Tracing of A 1 15 and G 1 03a with added Crabapple Hill tree locations Overlay for drawing number A 1 13b with Crabapple Hill tree locations

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  • Historic Photographs — Dumbarton Oaks
    Photographs Archive Navigation Garden Archives Home Contents Index Search Refine Help Historic Photographs Info Historic Photographs Crabapple Hill view from above Crabapple Hill detail of tree in bloom Crabapple Hill view of path Crabapple Hill path towards pool Crabapple Hill general view Document Actions Print this Share Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington DC 20007 Site Map Web Accessibility Contact Us Visit Us Staff Directory

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  • Director's House and Terrace — Dumbarton Oaks
    Garden Area Director s House and Terrace Archive Navigation Garden Archives Home Contents Index Search Refine Help Director s House and Terrace Info Director s House and Terrace About the Director s House and Terrace Historic Photographs Document Actions Print this Share Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington DC 20007 Site Map Web Accessibility Contact Us Visit Us Staff Directory Employment Rights and Reproductions Staff

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  • About the Director's House and Terrace — Dumbarton Oaks
    staff After the Robert and Mildred Bliss gifted Dumbarton Oaks to Harvard University architect Thomas T Waterman converted the upstairs living areas into a single residence for John Thacher and his family The footprint of the building remained the same until 1949 when G Morris Steinbraker and Company constructed a two story addition on the northeast end facing the Service Court Further additions by Steinbraker in 1969 expanded the living quarters south into the existing terrace For the plantings around the Director s House Farrand emphasized privacy Screens of trees deciduous and evergreen were planted on the east and west to block views from the North Vista and the Service Court driveway The terrace to the south of the residence featured two pre Bliss sycamores set into deep tree wells A Rococo style wooden trellis cut the terrace off from the Bowling Green to the south until 1949 1950 when it was removed due to rot Ruth Havey took the removal of the trellis as an opportunity to reenvision the entire terrace She wrote to Mildred Bliss in 1950 about transforming the terrace into a private light and airy entertainment space By 1963 the terrace featured a brick patio between the sycamores with steps leading south into the Bowling Green The addition of wooden tables with iron chairs provided for outdoor dining Dumbarton Oaks directors continued to inhabit the building until about 2000 when Ned Keenan purchased a new residence on S Street The former Directors House became office space for the next few years During the 2005 construction of the Research Library abutting the Service Court architect Robert Venturi of Venturi Scott Brown Associates of Philadelphia oversaw another renovation of the space The lower level of the building was remodeled into meeting space and a kitchen The upper level

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  • Historic Photographs — Dumbarton Oaks
    Archives Drawings and Photographs by Garden Area Director s House and Terrace Historic Photographs Archive Navigation Garden Archives Home Contents Index Search Refine Help Historic Photographs Info Historic Photographs Come back later Document Actions Print this Share Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington DC 20007 Site Map Web Accessibility Contact Us Visit Us Staff Directory Employment Rights and Reproductions Staff Login Newsletter Webmail Service Desk

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  • Dumbarton Oaks Park — Dumbarton Oaks
    Drawings and Photographs by Garden Area Dumbarton Oaks Park Archive Navigation Garden Archives Home Contents Index Search Refine Help Dumbarton Oaks Park Info Dumbarton Oaks Park About Dumbarton Oaks Park Drawings Historic Photographs Document Actions Print this Share Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington DC 20007 Site Map Web Accessibility Contact Us Visit Us Staff Directory Employment Rights and Reproductions Staff Login Newsletter Webmail Service

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