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Marc Askew

Local landscape architect, ceramicist, sculptor and environmental activist

b. 1922

Journalism degree from Ohio State University
Masters from New York School of Retailing

Stationed in England, near East Anglia during WWll. Askew noticed "bathing pools" here which influenced swimming pool designs later on in his career. (Dick Tracy, Sac Bee, April 30, 1994)

Marc Askew & Associates (1962 - ? )
2398 Fair Oaks Blvd, Sacramento, CA

Principal landscape designer, Lewis & Bristol Development (hired 1962, still employed through 1984)

Resided : 1850 Kubel Circle, Sacramento, CA

Additional Resources:

A Real Character
, Lodi News-Sentinel, Oct 4, 1974 - Google News Archive

Instant Shade Tree (California Redwood Association), Modesto Bee, April 25, 1978 - Google News Archive

Saw Sculptures, Los Angeles Times, July 23, 1967

Landscape Architecture, Volume 57 p 4, 64

w/ material from SacMod

Lodi News-Sentinel - Oct 4, 1974


SacBee.June.12.1966_Photos by Don Horton

The Modesto Bee - Feb 24, 1967