The Man Who Made Parks

The Man Who Made Parks

The Story of Parkbuilder Frederick Law Olmsted

Book - 1999
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When the great cities of North America were being developed, there was little thought to creating "green spaces." Frederick Law Olmsted combined his childhood love for nature with the structured beauty of the great parks of London and Paris to turn a neglected, swampy area into one of the most acclaimed parks in North America: Central Park in New York City.
Publisher: Plattsburgh, N.Y. ; Toronto, Ont. : Tundra Books, c1999
ISBN: 9780887764356
0887764355
Branch Call Number: J/712/.092/Olmst/-W 359401 1
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Zhang, Song Nan 1942-

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