Environmental Design Archives
Owner of the Blake Estate until his death in 1959.
Grotto looking north.
Mabel Symmes's drawing for Blake Garden with property line, Edwin Blake home on left.
Wife of Anson Stiles Blake and sister of Mabel Symmes.
Sister of Anita Day Blake and original landscape architect of the Blake Estate.
Early photo of Blake House from Edwin Blake's garden.
Mai Arbegast made use of Blake Garden while teaching a plants course at Berkeley and later became acting director.
An early photograph of the grotto illustrates how much the landscape has changed over the years.
Lawsonite outcropping on the Blake Property.
A 1957 aerial photograph of Blake Garden.