Florence Yoch & Lucile Council

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Florence Yoch (1890–1972)[1] and Lucile Council (1898–1964),[2] were influential California landscape designers, practicing in the first half of the 20th century in Southern California.

Biography[edit]

Florence Yoch attended the University of California, Berkeley, Cornell University and finally the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign where she obtained a degree in Landscape Gardening. She began her practice in Pasadena in 1918 and was joined by Lucile Council in 1921, who consequently became her work and life partner.[3] [4] Their landscape design works include:[3]

The works of Florence Yoch & Lucile Council are documented in the book "Landscaping the American dream: the gardens and film sets of Florence Yoch, 1890-1972".[3]

See also[edit]

Los Mochis Sinaloa, Mexico. Benjamin Francis Johnston garden[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Florence Yoch". The Cultural Landscape Foundation. Archived from the original on 2013-12-08. Retrieved 2014-12-13. 
  2. ^ "Lucille Council". The Cultural Landscape Foundation. Archived from the original on 2013-12-08. Retrieved 2014-12-13. 
  3. ^ a b c "Landscaping the American dream: the gardens and film sets of Florence Yoch, 1890-1972"; by James J. Yoch; H.N. Abrams, 1989.
  4. ^ http://www.lavozdelnorte.com.mx/semanario/2013/04/28/florence-yoch-y-lucille-council-las-arquitectas-que-disenaron-el-jardin-botanico-de-los-mochis/
  5. ^ "Best Colleges 2010 : Overview : California State Polytechnic University--Pomona". U.S. News & World Report. 2009-08-19. Retrieved 2010-05-01. Some of the world's finest architects and landscape architects designed and built the ranch - a hybrid of architecture, which combined the formal courtyards, gardens and elements of Spanish, Italian and Islamic architecture with the informality of a growing nouveau-riche society. Pasadena architect Myron Hunt (Rose Bowl, Huntington Library) designed Kellogg's main house. Charles Gibbs Adams, whose work included the Hearst Castle Gardens in San Simeon, California, was selected to landscape the grounds. Later, the landscape was completed by Florence Yoch and Lucille Council, widely recognized as two of the finest garden designers and landscape architects in California. 
  6. ^ Cristina Urias Espinoza. "Florence Yoch y Lucille Council Las Arquitectas que Diseñaron el Jardin Botanico de Los Mochis",La Voz del Norte, Mocorito, 28 April 2013. Retrieved on 28 April 2013.