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The National Mall: Rethinking Washington's Monumental Core

edited by Nathan Glazer and Cynthia R. Field ; foreword by James F. Cooper
Format
Book
Published
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2008.
Language
English
ISBN
0801888050 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Related Resources
Contributor biographical information Publisher description
Contents
  • Pt. 1. The design of the Mall. The idea of the American Mall / Michael J. Lewis
  • American Renaissance: Charles Follen McKim and the aesthetic ideal / Richard Guy Wilson
  • When dignity and beauty were the order of the day: the contribution of Daniel H. Burnham / Cynthia R. Field
  • "A simple space of turf" : Frederick Law Olmsted Jr.'s idea for the Mall / Witold Rybczynski
  • Pt. 2. The nations' gathering place. The people's home ground / Edith L.B. Turner
  • Washington as a pilgrimage site / Frederick Turner
  • Culture of, by, and for the people : the Smithsonia Folklife Festival / Richard Kurin
  • Pt. 3. Monuments for the future. Monuments, modernism, and the Mall / Nathan Glazer
  • Turning point : the problematics of building on the Mall today / Judy Scott Feldman
  • Planning beyond the monumental core / Patricia E. Gallagher.
Description
viii, 220 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-207) and index.
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