The Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted
Creating Central Park, 1857-1861 v. 3
By (author) Frederick Law Olmsted
Volume editor Charles E. Beveridge
Edited by David Schuyler
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Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted by Frederick Law Olmsted
Book Description'The Years of Olmsted, Vaux & Company, 1865-1874' documents one of the most productive periods of Olmsted's career. During these years he and Vaux created their classic design for Prospect Park in Brooklyn, drew up plans for Riverside and Morningside parks in Manhattan, and designed Chicago's South Park. Its rich assortment of documents will be of interest to historians, landscape architects, urban planners, and anyone concerned with the roots of modern America. 'The Olmsted Papers project is supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, and is sponsored by The American University.'
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780801827518
(235mm x 159mm x 37mm)
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1983
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Frederick Law Olmsted
Olmsted's Texas Journey, Paperback (April 2015)
Originally published: New York: Dix, Edwards, 1857.
Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted, Hardback (March 2015)
Sanitary Commission, the quality of landscape design in England and France, the biographical circumstances that proved most important to his development as an artist, and his hopes and fears for the future of his profession.
Journey Through Texas, Paperback (December 2004)
Before he became America's foremost landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903) was by turns a surveyor, merchant seaman, farmer, magazine publisher, and traveling newspaper correspondent. In 1856-57 he took a saddle trip through Texas to see the country and report on its lands and peoples. This book tells his story.
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"Frederick Law Olmsted (1822--1903) designed New York City's Central Park, Brooklyn's Prospect Park, Chicago's South Park and Jackson Park, Montreal's Mount Royal Park, the park systems of Boston and Bu"
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