Paul Thiene

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Paul Thiene (1880–1971) was a German-born American landscape architect.


Early life[edit]

He was born in Germany in 1880 and emigrated to the United States in 1903.[1][2]


He worked with landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. (1870-1957) until 1910.[2] Later, he worked on the Panama–California Exposition in San Diego, California with Lloyd Wright, and they collaborated until 1918.[1][1][2] Later, he designed landscapes for homes in Southern California, including Santa Barbara, Pasadena, and Beverly Hills.[1][2] Additionally, he created an 80-foot waterfall on the grounds of the Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills.[1][2]

He was a fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects.[2] He retired in 1951, at the age of seventy-one.[2]

Personal life[edit]

He resided in Pasadena.[2] He died in 1971.[2]