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Cleo Baldon Edit Profile

Interior designer

Cleo Baldon, American interior designer. Recipient City Beautification awards Los Angeles, 1974-1977, 80, 83, 85-90, 92, Beverly Hills, 1982, California Landscape Contributor, 1975, 79, Pacifica award Resources Council, California, 1979, Honor awards Landscape Architects Fund, 1988, 89, Award of Excellence, Landscape Architects Fund, 1990, Merit award American Society Landscape Architects, 1999.

Background

Baldon, Cleo was born on June 1, 1927 in Leavenworth, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Ernest Elsworth and Esther Jane (Hannan) Chute.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Woodbury College, 1948.

Career

Partner Interior Designs Ltd., Los Angeles, 1948-1950. Freelance illustrator, 1952-1954. Principal Cleo Baldon & Associates, Los Angeles and Venice, California, since 1954.

Partner Galper/Baldon Associates, Landscape Architects, Venice, since 1970, SidGalper, American Society of Landscape Architects.

Works

Membership

Member American Institute Landscape Architects (Merit award 1999), American Society Landscape Architects.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, collecting colonial American documents.

Connections

Married Lewis Smith Baldon, November 20, 1948 (divorced July 1961). 1 child, Dirk; married Ib Jørgen Melchior, January 18, 1964. 1 stepson, Leif Melchior.

father:
Ernest Elsworth Chute

mother:
Esther Jane (Hannan) Chute

spouses:
Lewis Smith Baldon

Ib Jørgen Melchior

child:
Dirk Baldon