ECV1850 Plaque:
Kotani-En


[ Photo of plaque. ]


[ Photo of plaque. ]


KOTANI-EN
KOTANI-EN IS A CLASSICAL JAPANESE RESIDENCE IN THE
FORMAL STYLE OF THE THIRTEENTH CENTURY ESTATE WITH
TILE ROOFED WALLS SURROUNDING A TEA HOUSE, SHRINE,
GARDENS, AND PONDS. CONSTRUCTED FOR MAX M. COHEN
IN 1918-1924 OF MAHOGANY, CEDAR, BAMBOO, AND CERAMIC
TILE BY MASTER ARTISAN TAKASHIMA AND ELEVEN
CRAFTSMEN FROM JAPAN. KOTANI-EN REPRESENTS A
HARMONIOUS UNION OF ART AND NATURE IN A TWO ACRE
RUSTIC ENVIRONMENT. KOTANI-EN IS A PROMINENT
EXAMPLE OF JAPANESE ARCHITECTURE
IN AMERICA.
CALIFORNIA REGISTERED
HISTORICAL LANDMARK No.903
PLAQUE PLACED BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND
RECREATION IN COOPERATION WITH MOUNTAIN CHARLIE CHAPTER
NO. 1850 E CLAMPUS VITUS. DECEMBER 15, 1984.

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This plaque located at
15891 Ravine Road
Los Gatos.
Santa Clara County, CA.

Note: Both Kotani-En and its plaque
are entirely on private property.
Please do not disturb the residents.




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