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Boston's Emerald Necklace

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ISBN-10: 1933212233

ISBN-13: 9781933212234

Edition: 2007

Authors: Perry McIntosh, Dan Tobyne

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Built on a narrow peninsula and expanded by gradual landfill, Boston never had one great open space to develop for public recreation. So after making his reputation with the design and development of New York's Central Park during the Civil War, the father of American landscape design, Frederick Law Olmsted, faced a new challenge when commissioned to prepare a unified park design for Boston. Though Olmsted offered a single vision from the outset, what we know and cherish today as ?The Emerald Necklace? was actually developed piece by piece and out of order. Dan Tobyne's beautiful color photography celebrates this string of Boston jewels. Perry McIntosh's text tells how Olmsted created the…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Applewood Books
Publication date: 5/16/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 80
Size: 7.25" wide x 7.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.660