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Olmsted in Seattle: Creating a Park System for a Modern City - Ott, Jennifer, and Historylink, Staff Of
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In the midst of galloping growth at the turn of the twentieth century, Seattle's city leaders seized on the confluence of a roaring economy with the City Beautiful movement to hire the Olmsted Brothers landscape architecture firm to design a park and parkway system. Their 1903 plan led to a supplemental plan, a playground plan, numerous park and boulevard designs, changes to park system management, and a ripple effect, as the Olmsted Brothers were hired to design public and private landscapes throughout the region. The park ...

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Olmsted in Seattle: Creating a Park System for a Modern City 2019, Historylink, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9781933245560

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