Landscape architect Bill Menke of Swarthmore will discuss the many styles of Swarthmore’s public and private landscapes in a talk, sponsored by the Swarthmore Historical Society, on Monday, November 16.
Focusing on a series of glass slides of local gardens, take in the 1920s, Bill will explore what former residents valued and how those spaces have matured. Interruptions (and additions) from audience members are welcome.
Bill who has a master’s in landscape architecture, and his wife, Carol, have operated a landscape architecture and planning business in Swarthmore since 1982. Some of their recent projects include a series of spaces for Laurel Hill Cemetery and the renovation of Schuylkill River Park and Baxter Trail in Philadelphia.
The event, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7 p.m. in the Council Room of Swarthmore Borough Hall.