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A modern Arcadia : Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. and the plan for Forest Hills Gardens / Susan L. Klaus.

Author/Creator:
Klaus, Susan L.
Other Title:
Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. and the plan for Forest Hills Gardens
Publication:
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press in association with Library of American Landscape History, c2002.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 207 p. : ill., facsims., plans, ports. ; 26 cm.
Subjects:
Planned communities -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies.
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1870-1957.
Forest Hills (New York, N.Y.).
Contents:
"A garden city for America"
All in the family : Olmsted's early career
"A suburban town built on business principles": the foundation's experiment
"The thoroughness with which things are done here" : planning and construction
"The English type" : architectural and landscape design
"Normal and usual social conditions" : marketing and management
"A village of rare charm" : why We Chose Forest Hills Gardens
The Legacy of Forest Hills Gardens.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1870-1957.
ISBN:
155849314X
OCLC:
48557504
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