Wednesday, August 29, 2007

The Lincoln Park Conservatory



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Here we see ...
# The Bates Fountain [Storks at Play]; a gift by renowned artist Augustus Saint-Gaudens ...
# A formal French style garden ...
# In the background is the Victorian style Lincoln Park Conservatory, built in 1890 designed by famous architect, Joespeh L. Silsbee. This conservatory has four display glasshouses ... A Palm House, A Fern House, An Orchid House and A Show House ...

This Blog showcases only the plants in the "Orchid House"... which apart from orchids, also has some amazing collection of bromelaids and other tropical plants ...

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