Skylands, Mount Desert, 1922-2000

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Landscape commission for Martha Stewart at an unknown address in Seal Harbor, Mount Desert, ME, 1922–2000. The commission is associated with Landscape Design Associates. This item is part of the Patrick Chassé landscape architecture collection.

Seal Harbor home completed in 1925 for the automotive executive Edsel Ford, by architect Duncan Candler, with gardens designed by Jens Jensen. Now owned by Martha Stewart.

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  • Title: Skylands, Mount Desert, 1922-2000
  • Address: unknown, Seal Harbor, Mount Desert, Hancock County, ME
  • Client: Martha Stewart
  • Building Name: Skylands
  • Creation Date: 1922–2000
  • Subject Date: 1922–2000
  • Primary Architects: Landscape Design Associates
  • Contributing Architects: Jens Jensen; Duncan Candler
  • Contributors: Robert Raynes; Edward B. Jackson
  • Object Type: Text and Image
  • Subtype: landscape drawing
  • Media/Genre: foundation plans; cross sections; site plans; site elements; architectural elements; planting plans; mechanical systems; floor plans; topographical maps; elevations; foundation plans; cross sections; elevations
  • Materials: diazotype; ink on paper; ink on tracing paper; graphite on tracing paper; photocopy; acetate vellum; hand coloring
  • Local Code: Coll. 4180, 37-D-1; 4180-R7
  • Collection: Patrick Chassé landscape architecture collection
  • Number of items in commission: 105

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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