National Park Roads

Author: Timothy Davis
Publisher:
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.

Laguna Beach And The Greenbelt

Author: Committee for Preservation of the Laguna Legacy.
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1532015089
Size: 36.72 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 ...

The National Parks

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Publisher: Earth Aware Editions
ISBN: 9781683830054
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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.

America S Landscape Legacy

Author: United States. National Park Service
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 49.89 MB
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National Park Service ... Hisroric landscapes are more rhan gardens and parks;
rhey include scenic highways, rural communiries, cemereries, barrlefields and ...
In addirion ro vegerarion and ropography (rhe configurarion of narural and
culrural fearures), hisroric landscapes may include warer, roads, parhs, sreps,
walk, ...

Building The National Parks

Author: Linda Flint McClelland
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801855832
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Rooted in the American park movement of the nineteenth century, naturalistic
park design nourished under the stewardship of ... Park designers — landscape
architects, architects, and engineers — forged a rich legacy of roads and trails
that ...

Recording Historic Structures

Author: John A. Burns
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471273806
Size: 73.16 MB
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Numerous park roads and parkways were documented through the program,
including Going lo the Sun Road in Glacier ... An agreement formalized the
relationships between the National Park Service, the Library of Congress, and
the American Society of Landscape Architects, similar ... of historic landscapes
and will add to the Park Service legacy of rich documentation of the historic built
environment.

Confronting Urban Legacy

Author: Xiangming Chen
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 073914944X
Size: 39.11 MB
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Hartford was an early American experimenter and promoter of urban renewal in
the 19th century. ... And his student, Frederick Law Olmsted, founded American
Landscape Architecture and popularized the notion and construction of both
urban and national parks. b. ... activism for the “good roads movement,” which
initiated and popularized the construction of paved roads, prefiguring Fordist or
motorist ...

Trains Of Discovery

Author: Alfred Runte
Publisher: Roberts Rinehart
ISBN: 1570984387
Size: 78.50 MB
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Illustrated with paintings, posters, photographs, and artifacts from major libraries and public archives, as well as America’s railroads and the author’s private collection, this book is a sight to behold as well as a wonderful, ...

Saving Nature S Legacy

Author: Timothy J. Farnham
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300120059
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Certainly, as with Yosemite, Congress was affirming the aesthetic, recreational,
and cultural values of the American landscape. But it is important ... Thus, the
economic value of the scenery of protected areas was a significant influence in
the genesis of the national park idea. ... To lure tourists, some development in the
parks and on surrounding lands — roads, hotels, and concessions — was
encouraged.

A Human And Landscape Architectural Legacy

Author: Carol Ann Ahlgren
Publisher:
ISBN:
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the influence of the Civilian Conservation Corps on Wisconsin state park
development Carol Ann Ahlgren. territorial ... Although the locations of camps
may have been obliterated through time, the legacy of the CCC endures on the
American landscape. Miles of shelterbelts, dams, and fire roads, and thousands
of park shelters, walls, and bridges remain throughout the United States. CCC
camp enrollees ...