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Paradise on the Hudson: The Creation, Loss, and Revival of a Gilded Age Garden

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Few people today have ever heard of him, but in the early years of the twentieth century, Samuel Untermyer took on the rich, the entrenched establishment, the robber barons, and the most powerful corporations in America. He also turned his estate into one of the most extensive and ambitious gardens of the Gilded Age. Located on the banks of the Hudson, it boasted extravagant structures based on Greek models, 60 greenhouses, and a staff of 60 gardeners. After Untermyer's death, the garden went into a steep decline, until the ...

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Paradise on the Hudson: The Creation, Loss, and Revival of a Gilded Age Garden
2020, Timber Press, Portland, OR

ISBN-13: 9781604698572

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