National Park Roads

Author: Timothy Davis
ISBN: 9780813937762
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As the National Park Service celebrates its centennial, this book offers a fascinating and illuminating account of the agency's impact on American lives and landscapes.

America S National Park Roads And Parkways

Author: Timothy Davis
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
ISBN: 9780801878787
Size: 39.20 MB
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More than a documentary record of historic design and construction practices, this book has practical applications for engineers, landscape architects, and cultural resource specialists in guiding design decisions, interpreting historic ...

The National Parks

Publisher: Earth Aware Editions
ISBN: 9781683830054
Size: 41.41 MB
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The National Parks: An American Legacy tells the story of the parks through the photography of Ian Shive and poignant essays by today’s leading naturalists, scientists, explorers, and artists.

Building The National Parks

Author: Linda Flint McClelland
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801855832
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This intriguing story of the origins and development of the American espionage forces covers all of the different departments involved, with a particular emphasis on the courageous teams operating in the field.

Mission 66

Author: Ethan Carr
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 9781558495876
Size: 67.91 MB
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Ethan Carr's book examines the significance of the Mission 66 program and explores the influence of midcentury modernism on landscape design and park planning.

City Of The Soul

Author: John A. Pinto
Publisher: University Press of New England
ISBN: 0875981720
Size: 55.20 MB
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The book will appeal to a wide audience of readers interested in the history of art, architecture, and photography, the Romantic poets, and other writers from Byron to Henry James.

America S Landscape Legacy

Author: United States. National Park Service
Size: 10.72 MB
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United States. National Park Service ... Hisroric landscapes are more rhan
gardens and parks; rhey include scenic highways, rural communiries, cemereries
, barrlefields and zoological gardens. In addirion ro vegerarion and ropography (
rhe configurarion of narural and culrural fearures), hisroric landscapes may
include warer, roads, parhs, sreps, walk, build' ings, or furnishings such as fences
or benches. Hisroric landscapes are generally rermed designed or vernacular in

Jens Jensen

Author: Robert E. Grese
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801859472
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" In Jens Jensen: Maker of Natural Parks and Gardens, Robert E. Grese evaluates Jensen's work against the background of landscape design traditions that included Andrew Jackson Downing and Frederick Law Olmsted, as well as earlier movements ...

Laguna Beach And The Greenbelt

Author: Committee for Preservation of the Laguna Legacy.
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1532015089
Size: 69.51 MB
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This book celebrates Laguna Beach and its greenbelt, which have been designated a historic American landscape by the National Park Service, Department of Interior, and presents the nomination documentation that is housed in the Library of ...

Recording Historic Structures

Author: John A. Burns
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471273806
Size: 72.41 MB
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11.20). One of the major landscape documentation initiatives of the Historic
American Engineering Record was the Park Roads and Parkways Program, a ten
-year project to document national park roads. The program was a natural
outgrowth of HAER's emphasis on documenting engineering structures. In many
instances, these road systems represent remarkable feats of both engineering
and landscape architecture. Capturing this symbiosis required a unique
approach of blending ...