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A Modern Arcadia: Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. & the Plan for Forest Hills Gardens

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In this richly illustrated volume, Susan L. Klaus presents the history of Forest Hills Gardens, a 142-acre residential development in Queens, New York, from its inception in 1909 through its first two decades, offering critical insights into American planning history, landscape architecture, and the social and economic forces that shaped housing in the Progressive Era. Klaus focuses particularly on the creative genius of Frederick Law Olmsted Jr., who served as planner and landscape architect.

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A Modern Arcadia: Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. & the Plan for Forest Hills Gardens
2004, University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst

ISBN-13: 9781558494435

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A Modern Arcadia: Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. and the Plan for Forest Hills Gardens
2001, University of Massachusetts Press

ISBN-13: 9781558493148

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