The Little Phipps Conservatory at Clayton

Conservatory at Clayton

Henry Clay Frick really liked the Phipps Conservatory in Schenley Park when it went up in 1892. He liked it so well that he said, “I want one of those in my back yard,” and hired Alden & Harlow to design it. (You can do that when you’re a robber baron.) They gave him a miniature of Phipps Conservatory, with a central greenhouse large enough for substantial citrus trees.

These pictures were taken in March of 2000 with a Kodak Pony 135.

Conservatory

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