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1978
The Floral Display House, built in 1915, is destroyed by fire.


Floral Display House - Damage. Enlargement of #13 on PHO 2006-0489. Same as PHO 2006-0505.


Floral Display House Damage. Enlargement of negative #16 on PHO 2006-0490. Same as PHO 2006-0496 and PHO 2006-0499.


Floral Display House - Damage. Enlargement of #8 on PHO 2006-0491. Same as PHO 2006-0475 and PHO 2006-0503.

Long the site of the Garden's annual flower shows and displays, the Floral Display House is ravaged by a fire that quickly spread from a food court area. In accessing the damage after the fire it becomes clear the structure is beyond saving and that a new replacement is necessary.

 

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