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Modern Arcadia: Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. and the Plan for Forest Hills Gardens
Modern Arcadia Frederick Law Olmsted Jr and the Plan for Forest Hills Gardens
Author: Susan L. Klaus, Frederick Law Olmsted
"Bright, cheerful houses, well arranged, well trimmed lawns, hedging carefully cut... distinctly joyous," wrote architectural critic Herbert Croly in 1914 about the Forest Hills Gardens community in Queens, New York. The New York Tribune agreed, reporting that the place was a "modern Garden of Eden, a fairy tale too good to be true." Conc...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781558493148
ISBN-10: 155849314X
Publication Date: 6/20/2002
Pages: 272
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Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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