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The crowning of the American landscape :eight great spaces and their buildings /Walter L. Creese.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Creese, Walter L.
Publication
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press
Contents
Pt. I. Great given spaces, almost too large to comprehend or handle. Jefferson's Charlottesville ; The Hudson Valley ; Yosemite National Park ; Mt. Hood national Forest and timberline Lodge -- Pt. II. Smaller spaces, treated more directly and actively, so that they might even be called inventions. The Boston Fens ; Graceland Cemetery and the landscaped lawn ; Riverside: the greatest American suburb ; Wright's Taliesin and beyond.
Date
c1985.
Description
"From areas as large as the Hudson Valley and Yosemite National Park to those as small as the Fens in Boston and Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin Valley, Walter Creese analyzes the historical essence of eight distinguished American sites and their architecture."--Jacket.
xi, 289 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Notes
Gift of Diane Nicholls, April 2, 2009.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
069104029X (alk. paper)
9780691040295 (alk. paper)
GUSN
225845
Call Number
Stacks SB470.53.C74 1985
Descriptive terms
Architecture History.
Landscape architecture History.
Landscape assessment History.
Landscapes History.
Landschaftsplanung.
Landschapsarchitectuur.
Space (Architecture)
Places
USA.
United States
United States.

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