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MORRISTOWN, NJ, January 6, 2020 – The Women’s Association of Morristown Medical Center (WAMMC) is pleased to announce that Tom Salaki, Principal of Square Acre Studio, has been selected to create the Master Plan for the Landscape Design for Tyvan Hill, the site of Mansion in May 2020. Tom Salaki brings his expertise to develop the master plan that will enable many prominent landscape design firms to transform the grounds of this New Vernon, New Jersey country estate. Katie Nolle, Mansion in May Landscape Design Co-Chair, said “We are enjoying working with Tom; his energy and enthusiasm are perfect for a project of this magnitude. The completed gardens will showcase the beauty of this elegant country estate. Tom’s generous contributions to the upcoming Mansion in May will certainly make the grounds a ‘must see’ visitor experience.” “While the mansion is an impressive piece of architectural history, the land it sits upon gives it a truly authentic country manor experience,” said Tom Salaki, Principal, Square Acre Studio. “I’m inspired by the property with its impressive vistas and backdrops. The land sets itself up for an incredible showing of the landscape design spaces, and we are eager to work with other talented landscape design firms.”For Mansion in May 2020, Square Acre Studio will be creating a welcoming entrance for the estate and recreating the tulip garden found in the original landscape design plans for Tyvan Hill. Mansion in May at Tyvan Hill will showcase all the latest technology in lighting design, hardscape design, plant selection, structures, fountains, sculptures and outdoor furniture. Mansion in May is the preeminent designer showhouse in the New Jersey-New York area, attracting over 33,000 visitors. Tyvan Hill will be open to the public for Mansion in May from May 1 to May 31, 2020. Funds raised by Mansion in May 2020 will contribute to the expansion of the Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute at Morristown Medical Center. For more information about Mansion in May 2020, please visit the website a​t

About Square Acre Studio


Square Acre Studio is a boutique landscape architecture firm located in Madison, New Jersey with project work in New York, New Jersey, Boston, San Francisco and Chicago. Square Acre collaborates with a variety of design practices in order to bring more holistic design solutions to each project. The studio’s work covers a broad spectrum including urban courtyards and roof terraces, suburban residential, conceptual master planning, corporate offices and general landscape design and management consulting. Tom Salaki has been at the helm of Square Acre Studio for over six years and his company was founded with a desire to provide high-quality, forward-thinking design solutions with a more client-focused process.

Square Acre Studio Selected for Mansion In May 2019

L to R: Katherine Sheeleigh, Landscape Design Co-Chair, Katie Nolle, Landscape Design Co-Chair, Tom Salaki, Principal, Square Acre Studio


Founded in March 1893 to provide financial support to Morristown Medical Center, part of the Atlantic Health System, the Women’s Association for Morristown Medical Center (WAMMC) helps enable the hospital to respond to the changing healthcare needs of the community. With a volunteer base of more than 400 members, WAMMC hosts a number of fundraising events, anchored by its flagship event, Mansion in May Designer Showhouse and Gardens. WAMMC also operates the hospital’s gift shops and The Bargain Box Thrift Boutique, as well as WAMMC Network TV, which created Calling All Kids and is the first in-house family television station for young patients and their families to enjoy during their stay at the hospital. WAMMC is an integral part of the hospital’s ability to continue bringing cutting-edge technology and superior health services to the community, and has raised more than $30 million to date to support this mission. For more information about WAMMC, visit