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Fall at Larz Anderson

by LudaNayvelt

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Larz Anderson Park is a wooded, landscaped, and waterscaped 64-acre (26 ha) parkland in Brookline, Massachusetts that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Cleared and developed as a farm in the 17th century by the Welds, in 1899 the estate was purchased from a fellow Weld Family member by socialite heiress Isabel Weld Perkins and her Paris-born diplomat husband Larz Anderson.

Crowning this Brookline property was a twenty-five room mansion overlooking the Boston skyline which the Anderson’s named “Weld” to honor Isabel’s grandfather. They remodeled it to resemble Lulworth Castle, an ancestral home associated with the Welds. This became the Anderson’s home for summers and Christmas holidays.

Their gardens, designed by Charles A. Platt, were featured in a 1904 issue of Town and Country. The accompanying photographs show lavishly ornate terraces laid out in Europe style. After Larz served as Ambassador to Japan, the Andersons improved the beautiful property still further and added the Chinese and Japanese gardens, a water garden with koi, sculpture, a polo field, topiary and an outdoor theater.

When Isabel Anderson died in 1948, she bequeathed this entire estate to the Town of Brookline, including mansion, land, and a collection of vehicles. Although the mansion became damaged beyond affordable repair and is now the site of the skating rink, the immense Carriage House and the elegant “Temple of Love” on the shore of the water garden still reflect the charm and magnificence of Weld when the Andersons were alive.

Today the park is used for the home cross country course for Brookline High School.

Françoise Reina commented on September 7, 2012 4:30am
Wow, fantastic tones ! :)
Marine Loup commented on September 7, 2012 6:33am
Lovely colours!!!
Fimbis commented on September 7, 2012 7:33am
Catspaws commented on September 7, 2012 9:49am
nice rich tones
Don Hooper commented on September 7, 2012 12:02pm
Love the colours!
LudaNayvelt commented on September 7, 2012 12:13pm
thank you all
Chris' Landscape Images & Desi… commented on September 8, 2012 10:40am
I love you're landscapes, Luda!
LudaNayvelt commented on September 8, 2012 10:49am
Yes, Landscape images my favored subject, but I have others also in my portfolio
Pirmin Nohr commented on September 8, 2012 11:08am
another great picture, nice colors again. Well composed!
LudaNayvelt commented on September 8, 2012 11:25am
this one actually my favored from the fall
zoza commented on September 9, 2012 12:44pm
Love the colours
hannes cmarits (hannes61) commented on September 10, 2012 4:21am
beautiful autumn image
LudaNayvelt commented on September 10, 2012 9:24am
thank you zoza
Tina Sieben commented on September 10, 2012 1:59pm
Love this! Fantastic colours!
LudaNayvelt commented on September 11, 2012 6:02am
thank you Tina
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