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The Best Planned City in the World: Olmsted, Vaux, and the Buffalo Park System

Francis R. Kowsky
Format
Book
Published
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press ; Library of American Landscape History, [2013]
Language
English
Series
Designing the American Park
ISBN
9781625340061 (hbk.), 1625340060 (hbk.)
Contents
  • Preface / Ethan Carr
  • Introduction: Olmsted and Vaux and the Progress of the American Park Movement
  • The Creation of the Park System
  • The Making of the Park
  • The Front and Prospect Place
  • The Parade
  • Parkways, Circles, and Squares
  • Parkside, Buffalo State Hospital, and Smaller Parks
  • The Emancipation of Niagara
  • South Park, Cazenovia Park, and Riverside Park
  • Epilogue.
Description
xiii, 253 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
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