Florence Yoch

General Information

Occupation: Landscape Architect

Date of Birth: April 15, 1890

Date of Death: January 31, 1972

Birth City: Santa Ana

Birth State/Province: California

Birth Country: United States

Resident State/Province: California

Resident Country: United States

Sources: http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/exhibits/past_exhibits/florence_yoch/index.html ; Birnbaum, Charles A., and Robin Karson, eds. Pioneers of American Landscape Design : An Annotated Bibliography. New York: McGraw-Hill Education, 2000.


Subject: Hollywood Film Set Design

Subject: Garden Design


Employer: Yoch and Council

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Start Date: January 01, 1925

End Date: January 01, 1940


Name: Lucile Council

Project: various

Organization: Yoch and Council

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No apprenticeships on record



Title: Personal Edens: The Gardens and Film Sets of Florence Yoch

Description: Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California

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Notable Projects

Title: Gone With the Wind

Description: landscape design


No education on record


No licenses on record

Professional Affiliations

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Publications By

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Publications About

Title: Landscaping the American Dream: The Gardens and Film Sets of Florence Yoch: 1890-1972

Author: James J. Yoch

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Date Published: January 01, 1989

Title: Florence Yoch's Hollywood terrain: landscape architecture for movies and monguls

Author: James J Yoch

Publication: Architectural digest

Date Published: January 01, 1998

Notes: photoes, ports, and site plans

Title: The leading lady of landscaping: James Yoch reflects on his indomitable cousin Florence Yoch

Author: James J Yoch

Publication: Garden design

Date Published: January 01, 1997

Title: Gardens for a director: Florence Yoch's Italian Renaissance landscapes for Romeo and Juliet band for George Cukor's home

Author: James J Yoch

Publication: Center: a journal for architecture in America

Date Published: January 01, 1986