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Central Park, an American Masterpiece free pdf To mark Central Park's 150th anniversary, this is a history of America's first urban park, a masterpiece of 19th-century landscape design. Sara Cedar Miller, official historian and photographer for the Central Park Conservancy, draws on extensive research to tell the story of the park's creation, placing it in the context of 19th-century American art and social history and illuminating the roles of its designers Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux and their associate Jacob Wrey Mould. Period photographs, plans and drawings combine with an authoritative text and contemporary photographs, which show the restored park's glory.

About Sara Cedar Miller

Sara Cedar Miller has been the photographer for the Central Park Conservancy since 1984, and its official historian since 1989. Miller lectures extensively on the history of Central Park, serves as a park spokesperson on radio and television, conducts specialized tours, and has taught a popular course on the park at the New School in New York City. She lives in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

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Author : Sara Cedar Miller
Publisher : Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
Data Published : 28 April 2003
ISBN : 0810939460
EAN : 9780810939462
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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