Saturday, June 9th, 2012: 10:00AM-1:00PM

Tour:  10am-12noon

Lunch: 12:00-1:00pm  (a box lunch will be provided).

Venue: Duke Farms   (80 Route 206 South Hillsborough, N.J.08844)

Cost of Tour:  $25 per person for AIANS  members, $40 for guests

Tourguide: Vitetta Firm Architects (Project architect)

Credits:  2 LUs

Tour will include:

  1. 22,000-square foot Farm Barn (including orientation center, a classroom and a cafe on the first floor, and staff offices on the second floor). This 1906 structure, built to house Thoroughbred horses, is a built to LEED Platinum standards.
  2. The Orchid Range  (the oldest of the conservatories on the property, dating to 1899, will house a southeastern coastal garden and a sampling of orchids, long associated with Duke Farms; the area surrounding the Orchid Range will have gardens featuring native plants. The Orchid Range is built to LEED Gold standards).
  3. Coach Barn  (constructed in 1900 by Kendall, Taylor & Stevens, with a five-story Norman clock tower. The fieldstone in the walls comes from local quarries).

After the tour ends at 1:00pm guest are welcome to walk the grounds on their own.

We’re sorry, but the TOUR IS FULL.   Thank you.

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