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The Olmsted legacy : how Frederick Law Olmsted and his firm shaped the North American landscape

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"The year 2022 will mark the bicentennial of the birth of Olmsted; a national celebration is being planned by several organizations. This book celebrates 200 of the more than 6,000 landscapes that he and his successors created, many of which are extant, kept up, open to the public, and beloved as major cultural sites. Olmsted designed many of America's most beloved parks and landscapes during his remarkable 40-year career, including New York's Central and Prospect Parks; the Biltmore Estate in Asheville,NC; and the US Capitol grounds. His full portfolio spans urban park systems, scenic reservations, national and state parks, planned communities, institutional grounds, and academic campuses. These span 45 states and Canada, and this book celebrates 200 ofthe most significant with short essays and photos (contemporary as well as archival)"--

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Avon Free Library 712.0973 CUL (Text)
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Lyons Public Library 712.09 Birnbaum (Experiencing Olmstead) (Text)
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