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Civilizing American cities : writings on city landscapes

Author: Frederick Law Olmsted; S B Sutton
Publisher: New York : Da Capo Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Da Capo Press edView all editions and formats
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"Frederick Law Olmsted (1822--1903) designed New York City's Central Park, Brooklyn's Prospect Park, Chicago's South Park and Jackson Park, Montreal's Mount Royal Park, the park systems of Boston and  Read more...

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Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903.
Civilizing American cities.
New York : Da Capo Press, 1997
(OCoLC)652075574
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Law Olmsted; S B Sutton
ISBN: 0306807653 9780306807657
OCLC Number: 35910166
Notes: Originally published: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1971.
Description: 310 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Frederick Law Olmsted, 1922-1903: introduction / S.B. Sutton --
2. Expanding cities: random versus organized growth : The structure of cities: a historical view ; The misfortunes of New York ; Public parks and the enlargement of towns --
3. City parks and improved use of metropolitan spaces : San Francisco, 1866: a city in search of identity ; Buffalo: a lakeshore park and pleasing parkways ; Chicago: taming the waterfront ; Montreal: a mountaintop park and some thoughts on art and nature ; Boston: parks and parkways: a green ribbon --
4. Suburban solutions : Berkeley: a university community ; Riverside, Illinois: a planned community near Chicago.
Responsibility: Frederick Law Olmsted ; edited by S.B. Sutton.
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