Landscape into cityscape; Frederick Law Olmsted's plans for a greater New York City. Edited with an introductory essay and notes by Albert Fein.

; Fein, Albert, compiler ; Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895 ; Croes, J. J. R. (John James Robertson), 1834-1906
Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell University Press [1968] .
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Other Title Frederick Law Olmsted's plans for a greater New York City.
Other Authors Croes, J. J. R. 1834-1906.
Fein, Albert,
Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895.
Subjects Landscape architecture -- New York (State) -- New York.
Landscape architecture.
New York (State) -- New York.
Olmsted, Frederick Law.
Parks -- New York (State) -- New York.
Parks.
Series Cornell reprints in urban studies.
Description x, 490 pages illustrations, maps (some folded), plans, portraits 22 cm.
Copyright Date [1968]
©1967
Notes Twelve documents, of which nine are reports to governmental bodies, five prepared jointly with Calvert Vaux and two with J. James R. Croes.
Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents Continued.--Preliminary report of the landscape architect and the civil and topographical engineer, upon the laying out of the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Wards. Report accompanying a plan for laying out that part of the Twenty-fourth Ward, lying west of the Riverdale Road. 1876.--Report of the landscape architect and the civil and topographical Engineer, accompanying a plan for local steam transit routes in the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Wards. 1877.--The spoils of the park; with a few leaves from the deep-laden notebooks of A wholly unpractical man. 1882.--General plan for the improvement of Morningside Park, 1887.
The beginning of Central Park; a fragment of autobiography. circa 1877.--Description of a plan for the improvement of the Central Park: "Greensward." 1858; 1868 reprint.--Preliminary report to the Commissioners for laying out a park in Brooklyn, New York, 1866.--Report of the landscape architects and superintendents to the President of the Board of Commissioners of Prospect Park, Brooklyn. 1868.--Report to the Staten Island Improvement Commission of a preliminary scheme of improvements. 1871.--Report of a preliminary survey of Rockaway Point. 1879. A preliminary study by the landscape architects of a design for the laying out of Morningside Park. 1873.--Report of the landscape architect upon the construction of Riverside Park and Avenue. 1875.
Production Credits Twelve documents, of which nine are reports to governmental bodies, five prepared jointly with Calvert Vaux and two with J. James R. Croes.
Geographic Area New York (State)
Network Numbers (OCoLC)384393
(OCoLC)ocm00384393
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903.
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