This view of the Knoll clearly shows the extent of the renovations that took place in 2001. There various construction vehicles parked in front of the building. The entire scene is framed by the surrounding trees.
The eastern side of the Knoll is surrounded by trees in this ground level view. The large wrap around porch is visible on the left and the entryway is covered with ivy. The porte cochere is nearly hidden by trees.
The northeast tower of the occupies the center of this ground level view of the Knoll. The second floor chimney and the porte cochere are partially hidden by trees and there is also a tree to the left of the frame.