THE SECRETLY SPECTACULAR GARDENS OF VIRGINIA ROBINSON
By Robyn Roehm Cannon, February, 2008
AN ALMOST-SECRET GARDEN IN LA
By Caroline Seebohm, March 28, 1993
WITHIN a stone’s throw of Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood is one of the most attractive and least known private gardens in the United States, a stylish mixture of Italianate architecture and formal landscape design, with a jungle of rare tropical and subtropical plants and trees.
Designed around a Mediterranean-style palazzo that rises above a steep terraced hillside, the 6.2-acre garden is a testament to the taste and fine esthetic judgment of Virginia Dryden Robinson, a native of St. Louis who moved to Beverly Hills in 1903, bringing … Read More