Ellin Goetz

Ellin Goetz

Goetz & Stropes Landscape Architects

Landscape architect

21 years experience with landscape designing and consulting in South Florida.

Ellin Goetz is the president of GOETZ+STROPES Landscape Architects Inc. Her firm was the principal landscape architects and site planners for the Naples Botianical Garden. Other important work includes master planning for the Edison Ford Winter Estates and the restoration of the historic Moonlight Garden. She is a Fellow, the most prestigious honor of the American Society of Landscape Architects. She currently serves as Vice Chair of The Everglades Foundation and is on the board of Naples Community Hospital, Naples Chamber of Commerce and Big Cypress Basin of the South Florida Water Management District. Her commitment to her community has earned numerous awards, including the Naples Daily News Outstanding Citizen Award and the Conservancy of Southwest Florida 2010 Eagle Award

Ellin has a Bachelors Degree in art history and fine arts from Vassar College and a Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Massachusetts.

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