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A Modern Arcadia: Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. & the Plan for Forest Hills Gardens

Susan L. Klaus
Format
Book
Published
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2002.
Language
English
ISBN
155849314X
Contents
  • "A garden city for America"
  • All in the family : Olmsted's early career
  • "A suburban town built on business principles": the foundation's experiment
  • "The thoroughness with which things are done here" : planning and construction
  • "The English type" : architectural and landscape design
  • "Normal and usual social conditions" : marketing and management
  • "A village of rare charm" : why We Chose Forest Hills Gardens
  • The Legacy of Forest Hills Gardens.
Description
207 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Notes
  • "In association with Library of American Landscape History, Amherst."
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Notes
HathiTrust shared print program 2017.
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