The Nineteenth Century Parks of Hartford ; A Legacy to the Nation

By: Alexopoulos, John

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Very Good-; Softcover; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 77 pages. A well-written history of the origins of Hartford's superlative park system, including Colt, Elizabeth, Goodwin, Keney, Bushnell, Pope, and Riverside Park with mention of the influences of Frederick Law Olmsted, Horace Bushnell, John Olmsted, Rev. Francis Goodwin, Charles Eliot, Samuel Colt, Charles Pond, and more. Fold-out maps, sketches, photographs. Clean, bright. Light rubbing on cover; spine. Some tarnish on gold cover. Back cover moderately rubbed. Pages crisp, clean, unmarked.

Title: The Nineteenth Century Parks of Hartford ; A Legacy to the Nation

Author Name: Alexopoulos, John

Categories: Americana - New England, Americana - Connecticut, Americana: Connecticut,

Publisher: Hartford Architectural Conservancy: 1983

Seller ID: 27417

Keywords: Hartford Connecticut Park system Public Parks Gardens Frederick Law Olmsted Landscape Architecture,