The Alan Anderson Award is presented by the Washington Square Neighborhood Association to recognize residents that take great pride in their homes. The award is given to a home that exemplifies the landscaping values that Alan recognized and loved in Washington Square.

The current winner is the home of Marco and Emma Coronado who have done a tremendous amount of work in the three short years they've owned their home on Lowell.


The beautiful ironwork throughout the garden and home reflect their collaboration.

Emma is a decorating and design genius and Marco owns a decorative ironwork business, Fence Connection. Results of their work are exemplified in the gardens and stunning front door.

It is truly a work of fine art as are the many hand-wrought pieces placed throughout the property like the railings and 300+ pound driveway gate. Plantings and garden elements are arranged with a careful eye to color and composition.

The Coronados have two grown children. Their son is curently training with Navy SEALs and their daughter recently graduated college. All are lifetime southern California residents. They've beeen living in Orange County for over 20 years and in Washington Square for three years. During that time, they've done a great deal of restoration and remodeling to achieve the results pictured here.





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