Community by Design: The Olmsted Firm and the Development of Brookline, Massachusetts

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Community by Design: The Olmsted Firm and the Development of Brookline, Massachusetts - Morgan, Keith N., and Cushing, Elizabeth Hope, and Reed, Roger G.
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In 1883, Frederick Law Olmsted Sr. moved from New York City to Brookline, Massachusetts, a Boston suburb that annointed itself the "richest town in the world." For the next half century, until his son Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. relocated to California in 1936, the Olmsted firm received over 150 local commissions, serving as the dominant force in the planned development of this community. From Fairsted, the Olmsteds' Brookline home and office, the firm collaborated with an impressive galaxy of suburban neighbours who were ...

Community by Design: The Olmsted Firm and the Development of Brookline, Massachusetts 2013, University of Massachusetts Press, Massachusetts

ISBN-13: 9781558499768

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