Group Title: Historic St. Augustine: B8-L4 Hispanic Garden
Title: [Letter to Newton re paved areas of Hispanic garden]
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 Material Information
Title: Letter to Newton re paved areas of Hispanic garden
Series Title: Historic St. Augustine: B8-L4 Hispanic Garden
Physical Description: Correspondence
Language: English
Creator: Schmoll, Lee W.
Publication Date: 1966
 Subjects
Subject: Saint Augustine (Fla.)
97 Saint George Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Hispanic Garden (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 97 Saint George Street
Coordinates: 29.894996 x -81.312832
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00091358
Volume ID: VID00005
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution.
Resource Identifier: B8-L4

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20 February i-6


Zt. Augustine We&boration, L.s,
6 St. G3jr5 Street
St. Aug isti. .?lorida

Dear Mr. Newton,

I rc2ivedJ your stpsial deliver lc i..2. ;L .i.u lar:ifi.lati of 'a!atertal.s
and. t.;Itr.sC2L of 3:3, or -0 pavd areas-a of the Hispanic 4'arden. I have
not had a recpy fraon iMr. Monies to Ir recent letter, so I telephoned Mrs.
HazicTl .uT;Lap who is goiig to order all ma'a-ialj to see ift be had received
a1 tindonation. Sh had talked wi-ti Mr. Monies and samples Ef the slump
brick for the edging will be sent for approval. Mrs* Dunlap also infoi.ied
me that the paved area could now be paved iLth coquina due o a recent
donatAon, I suggest a ~hi-.-'icr:,-.s of tir inches. I do not iaow the varia-
ti1 ,', in surface areas, however feel tha sias ZiCso-g, o. would give a
p '~a-~l -s apearP Xane 2

1i -00 x 2 1 .C x 2"
1.-01 x 1-6" x 2"
19# > 1*-'x x :2"

the -.'c. block for the border ot tie V 3uut' parvmeu't, both on the entrance
edges and that flush with the coqaina paving around the raised octogon pebble
mosaic, can be constructed with a charcoal (mediw-. to dark) colored elump
bridi 2" x 4" x 8" obtainable from &rrQlney ones. he paving block for the
ldGinsg of the raised oatogon paving shall be 0* x s z x 8'a slump brick colorAed
in the same charcoal shade and from the sane sourSe.

'2ie nLavir" of the octogonr shall have e:ios.d aggre-,ae. of egg ase a ? to
4k) in a light color (off-white to beige) and is obtainable fra i4r. P. D.
Shoemaker, 1325 Cassatt Avemzue Jacksonville, Florida. Five Oubic yards are
needed and will be set into 20 thickness of concrete. Mrs. Dunlap will also
place this order, unless other earranguaets are made. t'h method of placing
this exoosed aggregate paving is explained in the enclosed folder and aan be
furtherr discussed with Wr. William Hollian of the Portland Omsent Association


the p.d shall have a bottoa of exposed l" beige aggrfate (I la yd. and also
obtainable fPom the Meakers) walls of pond sad outside wall of the planter
shall have oouina surfaces 2' thickness. The pool should be In a monolithic
pour to prevent leakage and should be emstruoted as show on the cross-section
detail* field conditions may very this slightly.
The *#a scroll design will have to be hand-laid, after th exposed asggrete
surface is laid. Provisions to fo~ this design and leave spae for the











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mortar and differanitay color-ed stones should be made uielle pouring toe
octogon paving. he o thevi4tA h scroll design i&s 5'L aO dacisiow
made l4- the COnmawittcp, BMr. Steinbac a, ? ua.lap, i'rs, i5A l u-. ard
. fOr tie aateria.. o i' troll was & dark q"aats .r'atN. ad.:t
UL-aiWCfl iLr .-c. J-J.Jth.4 froi Jagoo o Jacksonville. please hoi. dZ rearr
dates io cUorn -ow y;tur schedules. T'e supplier hal about a cabit. yard
to sell when we visited the yard. ie scroll design is flunh with the
okhir exposed aggregate.

1 (O: tm0 w ias tW iopo4s adr s.thacadtle "a' t *c -ollo iwe. 10t 1
tnie iIuoria'&ioa gw-S.T* It is a piy &'at tIl"CX hfla iS4tn dl: -.
moastA' tai hias 'been can i la;a asyea s h fori bLy .atLL.* a'hr :orr ti l
proposed in tf deasigtn that ortixarily weald have been caireied out' T
a cotiuraoiar, bad the w-crk been contracted, then mflterial specified
would have been sulzisted for our approval. I do thirE that now we
have iowid goSod naterialss r ti gaarde.

MBr. ciLLsDaz is aaind CIarySoig snis Jetta s' yt a & i O I; ts i.* N at ySo-
ill be cearain to receive it tarcarrow. His advice has been most belpaul
especially in regard to samples saat for the paved area and ana depand-
itk; up- hia s h ta4kin5g dit y4a mort ibotaL the aprice.O of lyrrir ti4e soil
eawint area.

'aitk yoou o your aeppressd .appItOtIA E t. ci our ef'.t' ii n^."L t
U4uelx o the ,4&rrdai. we axe W1i ag C'. f al ixntebin'B. i4 prujoct ar3d
are pXcased to hear Uat there are 2sJtLiA aaanint-a. Ant you knwS, I
have ajWGed feeling a part oC tLhe A.esta vertAmoites a. Awatjine
and indeed hone tat thibs garden wta coatraibu to WXthe t 6 Pe o? your
worIC and thbe o*itte i- Line ahieasans= .

Very siacerey yours


LeaE i. aS1Tolli
Landscape ActitacL

3opyr t;
Mr. Hebeort S. doalfe
Mrs. Jauc P'amap
Mrs. G. Q. GJ Jwrsf
rEt, 1LtIabeth Ueers
Mr.. N 8. Stinbeuk t




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