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Filoli, Canada Road, Woodside, San Mateo County, CA



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B&W Photos

HB106256
East Front

HB106257
East Front, Closer

HB106258
South Side, From Southeast

HB106259
West And South Sides

HB106260
West Side From Southwest

HB106261
West Side From Northwest

HB106262
Stair Hall

HB106263
Central Room

HB106264
Music Room

HB106265
Dining Room

HB106266
Library

HB106267
Ballroom

HB106268
Garage, South Side

HB106269
Garage, North Side

HB106270
Outbuilding

HB106271
Gardens, With Outbuilding

HB106272
Gardens, With Garage

HB106273
Garden Wall And Gate

HB106274
Gardens

HB106275
Gardens

HB106276
Gardens


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Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
Canada Road, Woodside, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CA-2117
Building/structure dates: 1918 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1928 subsequent work
Significance: Designed by the prominent California architect Willis J. Polk, this skillful adaptation of Provincial Georgian architecture, surrounded by sixteen acres of elaborate formal gardens, remains one of the most triumphantly sumptuous of all the Peninsula's great houses.

Related Names
Polk, Willis J.
Porter, Bruce


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. EAST FRONT
2. EAST FRONT, CLOSER
3. SOUTH SIDE, FROM SOUTHEAST
4. WEST AND SOUTH SIDES
5. WEST SIDE FROM SOUTHWEST
6. WEST SIDE FROM NORTHWEST
7. STAIR HALL
8. CENTRAL ROOM
9. MUSIC ROOM
10. DINING ROOM
11. LIBRARY
12. BALLROOM
13. GARAGE, SOUTH SIDE
14. GARAGE, NORTH SIDE
15. OUTBUILDING
16. GARDENS, WITH OUTBUILDING
17. GARDENS, WITH GARAGE
18. GARDEN WALL AND GATE
19. GARDENS
20. GARDENS
21. GARDENS


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