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The Bard College Newletter, Vol. 5, No. 2

The entire issue of this alumni/ae newsletter was devoted to the 1951 gift of the Blithewood estate to Bard College. Created at the turn of the twentieth century by Francis L. V. Hoppin (1867–1941), of the architectural firm Hoppin & Koen, for…

The Bard College Newletter, Perspectives, Vol. 125, No. 3

In the 1986 issue of the Bard College Bulletin, Perspectives, Blithewood Garden was featured on the cover. Inside, an article by the well-known garden writer Tovah Martin was illustrated with color photographs by Geoffrey Martin. Blithewood Garden is…

2017 Open Days Directory, Preservation: Renewing a Hudson Valley Garden, two page spread on Blithewood Garden, Bard College

The Garden Conservancy's Open Days program offers tours of exceptional private gardens. In November 2016, the Friends of the Landscape and Arboretum Program at Bard College joined forces with the Garden Conservancy to restore the infrastructure of…

Blithewood Garden, Bard College, long-term weather damage

Created at the turn of the twentieth century by Francis L. V. Hoppin (1867–1941), of the architectural firm Hoppin & Koen, for Captain Andrew C. Zabriskie (1853–1916) and his wife, Frances Hunter Zabriskie. After Frances died Blithewood was…

Blithewood Garden, Bard College, long-term weather damage to pavilion roof

Created at the turn of the twentieth century by Francis L. V. Hoppin (1867–1941), of the architectural firm Hoppin & Koen, for Captain Andrew C. Zabriskie (1853–1916) and his wife, Frances Hunter Zabriskie. After Frances died Blithewood was…

Blithewood Garden, Bard College, long-term weather damage

Created at the turn of the twentieth century by Francis L. V. Hoppin (1867–1941), of the architectural firm Hoppin & Koen, for Captain Andrew C. Zabriskie (1853–1916) and his wife, Frances Hunter Zabriskie. After Frances died Blithewood was…

Blithewood Garden, Bard College, crack in balustrade, evidence of long-term weather damage

Created at the turn of the twentieth century by Francis L. V. Hoppin (1867–1941), of the architectural firm Hoppin & Koen, for Captain Andrew C. Zabriskie (1853–1916) and his wife, Frances Hunter Zabriskie. After Frances died Blithewood was…

Blithewood Garden, Bard College, long-term weather damage

Created at the turn of the twentieth century by Francis L. V. Hoppin (1867–1941), of the architectural firm Hoppin & Koen, for Captain Andrew C. Zabriskie (1853–1916) and his wife, Frances Hunter Zabriskie. After Frances died Blithewood was…

Blithewood Garden, Bard College, crack in balustrade, evidence of long-term weather damage

Created at the turn of the twentieth century by Francis L. V. Hoppin (1867–1941), of the architectural firm Hoppin & Koen, for Captain Andrew C. Zabriskie (1853–1916) and his wife, Frances Hunter Zabriskie. After Frances died Blithewood was…

Blithewood Garden, Bard College, general view

At the turn of the twentieth century, new owners Captain Andrew C. Zabriskie (1853–1916) and his wife, Frances Hunter Zabriskie (d. 1951), commissioned Francis L. V. Hoppin (1867–1941), of the architectural firm Hoppin & Koen, to design a house…