Crystal Palaces: Garden Conservatories of the United States

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A central part of a visit to any botanical garden is the conservatory, an enormous glass structure that houses a wide variety of exotic flora. America has an abundance of exceptional examples; many have been designated National Historic Landmarks. "Crystal Palaces" is the first book on garden conservatories in the United States from the Victorian-era structure in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco to the recently completed Quad City Conservatory in Rock Island, Illinois. Twenty-five conservatories are presented in detail ...

Crystal Palaces: Garden Conservatories of the United States 2000, Princeton Architectural Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781568982427

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