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Author(s):Powell, Tracy
Author Affiliation:Freelance Writer and Editor, Jeffersonville, Indiana
Title:Revamping Wright: The restoration of historic Westcott House
Section:Central region
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Source:Turf: Central. Vol. 17, No. 10, October 2006, p. B1, B4, B6.
Publishing Information:St. Johnsbury, VT: Moose River Publishing LLC
# of Pages:3
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Renovation; Reconstruction; Restoration; Historic landscapes; Landscape conservation; Facility profile; History; Landscape architects
Facility Names:The Westcott House, in Springfield, Ohio
Abstract/Contents:Describes the restoration of The Westcott House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, in Springfield, Ohio. Discusses the history of The Westcott House and profiles Wright's techniques, stating that "Frank Lloyd Wright was known to study his clients carefully before actually working with them." Discusses how The Westcott House Foundation and the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy worked together to preserve and restore the Westcott House. States that "specific considerations taken into account when landscaping the Westcott House began with the setting." Describes replicating the plants and landscape around the house from the 20th century. Concludes that "the site's accommodating layout works in the grounds' favor."
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ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Powell, T. 2006. Revamping Wright: The restoration of historic Westcott House. Turf: Centr. 17(10):p. B1, B4, B6.
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