Designing the Maine landscape /Theresa Mattor and Lucie Teegarden ; preface by Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr. ; foreword by Charles E. Beveridge.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-259779

Description

216 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 26 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Historic sites
Landscapes History.
Landscape design History.
Landscape architecture History.
Landscape architects
Landscape design
History, Local.

Originator

Mattor, Theresa.
Teegarden, Lucie.

Contents

I. Public places of enduring beauty: The Portland Park System -- Augusta, Capital city on the Kennebec -- Camden's historic gems -- Northeast Harbor, a legacy of kindred spirits -- II. Education, recreation, and repose: Educational advancements--historic designed campuses -- Historic golf courses--pure air and inspiring scenery -- Rural cemetaries--landscapes for the living and the dead -- III. Private estates: Great homes and gardens : The grand colonial revival -- The naturalistic designs of Hans Heistad -- The Maine work of Beatrix Farrand -- Skylands--Jen Jensen's Maine masterpiece -- IV. Expanding the landscape: Historic subdivisions--creating new neighborhoods -- New town plans--Utopian experiements -- Shipyard housing--Garden cities for workers.

Publication

[Camden, Me.] : Down East Books ;
[Portland, Me.] ; Maine Olmsted Alliance for Parks & Landscapes ;
[Lanham, Md.] : Distributed to the trade by National Book Network

Description

216 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 26 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p.207-211) and index.
Complimentary copy, 2009.

ISBN

9780892727292 (trade hardcover : alk. paper)
0892727292 (trade hardcover : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks F20.M35 2009

Material Type

Biography.

Places

Maine.
Maine
United States