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Description - Classic Country Estates of Lake Forest by Kim Coventry

Classic Country Estates of Lake Forest is the first systematic study of this richly textured built environment. Beginning with suburban villas in the manner of Andrew Jackson Downing, Lake Forest was transformed by the work of Henry Ives Cobb, Howard Van Doren Shaw, David Adler, Harrie T. Lindeberg, Charles A. Platt, Holabird & Roche, Delano & Aldrich, Arthur Heun, and others. It was also distinguished by a tradition of innovation in landscape design, from the original Romantic picturesque town plan of 1857 to the later estate work of O. C. Simonds, the Olmsteds, Warren Manning, Rose Standish Nichols, and Jens Jensen. Architectural renderings, landscape plans, drawings, and period photographs of architecture and gardens, many of them not previously published, illustrate the work of these masters.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780393730999
ISBN-10: 0393730999
Format: Hardback
(313mm x 239mm x 28mm)
Pages: 312
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 17-Jul-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Kim Coventry

Kim Coventry is a publishing and exhibition consultant in Chicago. She is a board member and past president of the Classical Art Society of the Art Institute of Chicago. Daniel Meyer is Associate Director of Special Collections and University Archivist at the University of Chicago Library. Arthur H. Miller is Archivist and Librarian for Special Collections at the Donnelley Library, Lake Forest College.

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