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Author Kowsky, Francis R., 1943-

Title The best planned city in the world : Olmsted, Vaux, and the Buffalo park system / Francis R. Kowsky
Published Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press : Library of American Landscape History, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 258 pages .)
Series Designing the American park
Designing the American park.
Contents Preface / Ethan Carr -- Introduction: Olmsted and Vaux and the Progress of the American Park Movement -- The Creation of the Park System -- The Making of the Park -- The Front and Prospect Place -- The Parade -- Parkways, Circles, and Squares -- Parkside, Buffalo State Hospital, and Smaller Parks -- The Emancipation of Niagara -- South Park, Cazenovia Park, and Riverside Park -- Epilogue
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903.
Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895.
City planning -- New York (State) -- Buffalo -- History -- 19th century.
Landscape design -- New York (State) -- Buffalo -- History -- 19th century.
Parks -- New York (State) -- Buffalo -- Design and construction -- History -- 19th century.
Parks -- New York (State) -- Buffalo -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Library of American Landscape History.
ISBN 1613762615 (electronic bk.)
9781613762615 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ;) (alkaline paper)
(cloth ;) (alkaline paper)