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Frederick Law Olmsted : Plans and views of public parks

Author: Charles E Beveridge; Lauren Meier; Irène Mills
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015.
Series: Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This gorgeous book will appeal to landscape professionals, park administrators, historians, architects, city planners, and students-and it is a perfect gift for Olmsted aficionados throughout North  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Named Person: Frederick Law Olmsted
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles E Beveridge; Lauren Meier; Irène Mills
ISBN: 9781421410869 1421410869
OCLC Number: 936372842
Description: 1 vol. (XIV-429 p.) : ill., cartes, portr. en front. ; 29 cm.
Contents: AcknowledgmentIntroduction1. New York City, New YorkCentral ParkTompkins SquareUnion SquareRiverside ParkMorningside Park2. San Francisco, CaliforniaPleasure Grounds System3. Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Big Tree Grove, CaliforniaReservation4. Brooklyn, New YorkProspect ParkFort Greene ParkTompkins ParkBrooklyn Parkways5. Bridgeport, ConnecticutSeaside ParkBeardsley Park6. Newark, New JerseyProposed Park7. Albany, New YorkProposed Park System8. Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaFairmount Park9. New Britain, ConnecticutWalnut Hill Park10. Buffalo, New YorkPark System, 1870sParkwaysNiagara SquareThe Park (Delaware Park)The FrontThe ParadeLater Extensions and AlterationsSouth Park, 1888 (Proposed)Southside Park System, 1890s11. Fall River, MassachusettsSouth Park12. Hartford, ConnecticutSystem of Public Grounds13. Chicago, IllinoisSouth Park- The Era of 1871-1893The World's Columbian Exposition of 1893- The Lagoon and Wooded IslandPost-Exposition Redesign and Construction of Jackson ParkWashington Park, Post-1893The Midway PlaisanceBoulevards14. Amherst, MassachusettsTown Common15. Baltimore, MarylandMount Vernon Square16. Montreal, QuebecMount Royal17. Detroit, MichiganBelle Isle18. North Easton, MassachusettsMemorial Cairn19. Boston, MassachusettsThe Park SystemCommonwealth AvenueThe Back Bay FensMuddy River Sanitary Improvement, Brookline and BostonOlmstead Park, Boston and BrooklineJamaica Pond and Environs, BostonThe ArborwayThe Arnold ArboretumFranklin ParkFranklin FieldParkways from Franklin Park to Marine ParkMarine ParkBoston Harbor Islands ProposalCharlesbankWood Island ParkCharlestown HeightsCharlestown Playground20. New London, ConnecticutMemorial Park21. St. Catharine's, OntarioMontebello Park22. Niagara Falls, New YorkNiagara Reservation23. Pawtucket, Rhode IslandPublic Recreation Grounds (Proposed)24. Wilmington, DelawareKentmere Parkway25. Trenton, New JerseyCadwalader Park26. Rochester, New YorkPark SystemGenesse Valley ParkHighland ParkSeneca Park27. Louisville, KentuckyPark SystemCherokee ParkIroquois ParkShawnee ParkLouisville ParkwaysLouisville Squares and Places28. Kansas City, MissouriEleventh Street Parkway and Park System (Proposed)Milwaukee, WisconsinPark SystemWest ParkRiver ParkLake Park30. Newburgh, New YorkDowning Park31. Newport, Rhode IslandMorton Park
Series Title: Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted, v. 2.
Responsibility: Charles E. Beveridge,... ; Lauren Meier,... ; Irene Mills,....


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