'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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Olmsted the man belongs to his own time, but his work and words continue to have meaning today... The editors are preserving a life and a work instructive for the future as well as of the past.(Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography)
This is an excellent work and the editors are to be commended for their effort and diligence in combing through a prodigious amount of material. For anyone undertaking to understand the impact of Olmsted and his ideas, this is a must.(New York History)
Uphold[s] the superlative reputation of the series.... Scholars will welcome this gold mine of information about park design, urban planning, New York workingmen, city politicos, and Olmsted's view of the park.(Journal of American History)
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Descrizione libro Johns Hopkins University Press, 1983. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110801827515
Descrizione libro The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1983. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Volume III. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0801827515
Descrizione libro Johns Hopkins University Press, 1983. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0801827515