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Frederick Law Olmsted : designing the American landscape

Author: Charles E Beveridge; Paul Rocheleau; David Larkin
Publisher: New York : Rizzoli, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Frederick Law Olmsted; Frederick Law Olmsted; Frederick Law Olmsted
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles E Beveridge; Paul Rocheleau; David Larkin
ISBN: 084781842X 9780847818426
OCLC Number: 32235943
Notes: "A David Larkin book"--Title page verso.
Description: 276 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: The years of preparation --
The art of landscape design --
Parks and park systems : Central Park, New York ; Prospect Park, Brooklyn ; The Chicago South Park ; Mount Royal, Montreal ; Belle Isle, Detroit ; The Front, Parade and Delaware Park, Buffalo ; The Back Bay Fens, Riverway, Arnold Arboretum and Franklin Park, Boston ; Genese Valley, Seneca and Highland Parks, Rochester, New York ; Shawnee, Iroquois and Cherokee Parks, Louisville, Kentucky --
Residential communities : Riverside, Illinois ; Sudbrook, Maryland ; Druid Hills, Atlanta --
Academic campuses and residential institutions : Lawrenceville School, New Jersey ; Stanford University, California ; Hartford Retreat ; Buffalo State Asylum ; McLean Asylum --
Designing for domesticity : Fairsted, Brookline, Massachusetts ; Moraine Farm, Beverly, Massachusetts --
The collaboration with H.H. Richardson : Oakes Ames Memorial Hall and Civil War Memorial Cairn, North Easton, Massachusetts ; Langwater Estate, North Easton, Massachusetts ; Ephraim Gurney Estate, Beverly Farms, Massachusetts ; Robert Treat Paine Estate, Waltham, Massachusetts ; Boylston Street Bridge, Boston ; Boston & Albany railroad stations --
The United States Capitol grounds --
Scenic preservation : Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Big Tree Grove ; Niagara Reservation --
Landscape architecture for the semiarid American West : Public Pleasure Grounds for San Francisco ; Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland ; The College of California, Berkeley ; Stanford University, Palo Alto ; Lake Wauconda, Parry Park, Colorado --
Biltmore Estate --
The ongoing legacy : Public parks systems: Seattle, Washington ;Scenic reservations : Point Lobos, California.
Responsibility: Charles Beveridge and Paul Rocheleau ; edited and designed by David Larkin.
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