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September 10
10-SEP-2012

September 10

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Marston House

One of California's finest examples of the Arts and Crafts movement, the Marston House was constructed in 1905 for George W. Marston and his wife, Anna Gunn Marston.
The property was designed and built by the internationally renowned architects William Sterling Hebbard and Irving Gill.
Surrounded by five acres of rolling lawns, manicured formal gardens, and rustic canyon gardens, this 8,500 square-foot home became a house museum in 1987 after the Marston family gifted it to the City of San Diego for the enjoyment of the public.
The House was in some state of decay until recently. The Save Our Heritage Organization now operates the house.
The Marston House Museum and Gardens are open four days a week during the winter season and five days a week during the summer season

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Norman Richard17-Sep-2012 21:17
it must have bein a highlight to walk up the path of such a beautifull abode. Well captured, giving the house a sense of peacefull invitation. V
Frank Brault12-Sep-2012 01:53
A beautiful building and marvelous photo with a superb point of view. V
Karen Stuebing11-Sep-2012 22:35
Unique and attractive architecture. I like the leading line of the of the walk and it looks very pretty nestled in the greenery. V.
J S Quesada11-Sep-2012 22:16
Beautiful place. Very nice framing and composition. V
Hernan E. Enriquez11-Sep-2012 13:02
Great composition!
Vince11-Sep-2012 12:33
Very beautiful house and lovely greeneries. Vote.
laine11-Sep-2012 10:22
Terrific that they saved this superb place...a wonderful photo, Walter.
Colin Storey11-Sep-2012 09:32
Wonderful light and shadows in this very well composed image. v
Noël11-Sep-2012 09:05
Walter, A fine photo of a very fine house which wouldn't loook out of place in leafy Sussex UK. v
Tom LeRoy11-Sep-2012 08:52
A beautiful place, worthy of a visit. A fine composition, Walter. V
Mike H.11-Sep-2012 06:45
Sounds like a perfect place for anyone to visit --
especially a photographer. Delightful composition, Walter!!
Pepe Zyman11-Sep-2012 06:27
Excellent composition
C Ann How11-Sep-2012 06:03
A visual dreamscape .....V
Martin Lamoon11-Sep-2012 05:23
Great photograph with the driveway leading to the house in those wonderful grounds. V
Gérard Koehl11-Sep-2012 04:33
Superbe. V
Ken Chambers ARPS11-Sep-2012 03:30
I must say I prefer this style of architecture, to some of the modern "eyesores" that are now appearing in our cities.
coaster11-Sep-2012 03:03
Beautiful composition.
Jim Coffman11-Sep-2012 02:01
This looks like a beautiful home! Nice capture,Walter..
Carl Carbone11-Sep-2012 01:36
Very nice, inviting path--for the eye! Beautiful framing, with the large branch in the upper left, offsetting the trees on the right.
soulis11-Sep-2012 01:34
Excellent presentation! V.
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