Landward House

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Landward House
Front of the house
Landward House is located in Kentucky
Landward House
Location 1385-1387 S. 4th St., Louisville, Kentucky
Coordinates 38°13′46″N 85°45′39″W / 38.22944°N 85.76083°W / 38.22944; -85.76083Coordinates: 38°13′46″N 85°45′39″W / 38.22944°N 85.76083°W / 38.22944; -85.76083
Area 0.8 acres (0.32 ha)
Built 1871
Architect Henry Whitestone; Frederick Law Olmsted
Architectural style Renaissance
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 73000809[1]
Added to NRHP September 20, 1973

The Landward House is a brick Italianate mansion with a limestone facade and projected entrance. There are 22 rooms and six bathrooms in this three-story building. Dr. Stuart Robinson used the mansion as his office. The garden was created by Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. in 1929. The tertiary garden features a vegetable garden, a labyrinth garden, and an informal side garden. A landscape-architecture firm uses its carriage house for its office.[2] It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 20, 1973.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Luhan, Gregory. Louisville Guide. (Princeton Architectural Press, 2004) 237, 238