Park and the People A History of Central Park

ISBN-10: 0801497515

ISBN-13: 9780801497513

Edition: 1992

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List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 9/3/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 9.25" wide x 8.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Creating Central Park
The Gentleman from Europe and the Idea of a Great Park
"Give Us a Park...Central or Sidelong...A Real Park, A Large Park"
Private to Public Property
Designing and Building Central Park
The Design Competition
The Greensward Plan and Its Creators
Building for "the Public and Posterity"
Andrew Green and the Model Park
The Elite Park
"The Great Rendezvous of the Polite World"
"A Park Properly So-Called"
Redefining Central Park
The "Spoils of the Park"
Reshaping Park Politics
The "Many Sided, Fluent, Thoroughly American" Park
A Public Menagerie and Two Private Museums
The Nineteenth-Century Park in the Twentieth-Century City
The Fragmented Park
Will They Ever Drain the Reservoir? Modernizing the Park
Robert Moses and a New Deal
The Past Fifty Years
Scenes from a Park, 1941-1980
"Whose Park Is It Anyway?"
Note on Citations
Abbreviations Used in Notes
Illustration Credits
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