Rose Standish Nichols

General Information

Occupation: Landscape Gardener, Author

Date of Birth: January 01, 1872

Date of Death: January 01, 1960

Birth City: Boston

Birth State/Province: Massachusetts

Birth Country: United States

Resident City: Boston

Resident State/Province: Massachusetts

Resident Country: United States

Archive/Repository: The Nichols House Museum,

Sources: Ben-Joseph, Eran, Holly D. Ben-Joseph, and Anne C. Dodge. Against All Odds: MIT's Pioneering Women of Landscape Architecture. City Design and Development Group. Cambridge: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, School of Architecture and Planning, 2006.


Subject: Design and Planting of Flower Gardens


Employer: Thomas Hastings (Carrere & Hastings)

City: Boston

State: Massachusetts

Country: United States


Name: Howard Van Doren Shaw, David Adler

Project: various

Organization: all three were followers of Platt

City: Lake Forest

State: Illinois

Country: United States


Institution: Charles Platt


No awards on record


No exhibitions on record

Notable Projects

Title: Family's Summer Home

City: Cornish

State: New Hampshire

Country: United States


Institution: MIT

Department: non-degree, special student

End Date: January 01, 1899

Institution: Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris

Institution: H. Inigo Trigs, London

Institution: Harvard's Bussey Institute

Department: Horticulture


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Professional Affiliations

No affiliations on record

Publications By

Title: English Pleasure Gardens

Publisher: Macmillan

City: New York

Date Published: January 01, 1902

Title: Italian Pleasure Gardens

Publisher: Dodd Mead

City: New York

Date Published: January 01, 1928

Title: Spanish and Portugese Gardens

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

City: Boston

Date Published: January 01, 1924

Publications About

Title: Guy Lowell's American Gardens

Author: Guy Lowell

Date Published: January 01, 1902

Notes: features family's summer home in Cornish, New Hampshire