In 1916 at the advice of Edwin Culver that the grounds was in need of some landscaping attention;
Jens Jensen a landscape architect was hired. His first suggestion was to get rid of the canal system - and then get rid of all
the un-natural foliage in the area and replace it with shrubbery and trees native to the area. Thus by 1917 the drainage ditch
system faded into history.
1929 - November Jens Jensen was still doing work for the Academy - he had a design for an outdoor theater
|What ever happened to the idea and where it was to be located is a mystery as yet. Clicking on the image s will allow
you to view a larger version (photo only). |
The drawing presented give no clue as to the exact location; as no other academt building are indentified as being in close proximity of it.