Landscape Architect


JG Lotto, Landscape Architects was opened in 1981 by its principal, James Lotto.
Acadian Landcrafters was formed in 1989 as a "design-build" company, providing a direct link from design to finished product. During its history, the firm has intentionally remained small, enabling it to deliver higly personalized services to its clients.

Mr. Lotto possesses a BS in the natural sciences from Johns Hopkins University, a Master of Landscape Architecture from Cornell University and a Certificate in Architectural Design from the Maryland Institute of Art. He spent his required three year apprenticeship working for the environmental planning firm, QUEPCO of Pleasantville, NY, and the award-winning design firm Daniel Stewart Landscape Architects of New York City, NY.

Mr. Lotto is licensed to practice Landscape Architecture in the state of New York and is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects. He is also active in local issues, having served on the Larchmont-Mamaroneck Coastal Zone Management Committee, and the Board of Directors of the Westchester Preservation League. He has directed several Westchester Flower Shows at the Westchester County Center and assisted in the initial New York Flower Shows in Manhattan.
He has taught landscape design at the New York Botanical Garden, the New York Horticultural Society, Cornell Cooperative Extension, and at various programs sponsored by the Garden Clubs of America. Mr. Lotto has also served as a consultant for Reader's Digest Guide to Home Improvements.

Residential clients have included Ken Chenault, CEO of American Express; Joe Torre, former manager of the New York Yankees; Alyn Ross and Lew Kaplan, United States Federal Judges.
Commercial clients have included Old Oaks Country Club; Larchmont/Palmer Apartments, Wykagyl Country Club, and Mamaroneck Yacht Club.

607 Quaker Ridge Rd
New Rochelle, NY 10804