The Central Park : original designs for New York's greatest treasure
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New York : Abrams, 2019.
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Shirlington - Adult Nonfiction
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Published
New York : Abrams, 2019.
Format
Book
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229 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), plans ; 26 x 30 cm
Language
English

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Drawing on the unparalleled collection of original designs for Central Park in the New York City Municipal Archives, Cynthia S. Brenwall tells the story of the creation of New York's great public park, from its conception to its completion. This treasure trove of material ranges from the original winning competition entry; to meticulously detailed maps; to plans and elevations of buildings, some built, some unbuilt; to elegant designs for all kinds of fixtures needed in a world of gaslight and horses; to intricate engineering drawings of infrastructure elements. Much of it has never been published before. A virtual time machine that takes the reader on a journey through the park as it was originally envisioned, 'The Central Park' is both a magnificent art book and a message from the past about what brilliant urban planning can do for a great city.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Brenwall, C. S., & Filler, M. (2019). The Central Park: original designs for New York's greatest treasure . Abrams.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Brenwall, Cynthia S and Martin Filler. 2019. The Central Park: Original Designs for New York's Greatest Treasure. New York: Abrams.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Brenwall, Cynthia S and Martin Filler. The Central Park: Original Designs for New York's Greatest Treasure New York: Abrams, 2019.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Brenwall, Cynthia S., and Martin Filler. The Central Park: Original Designs for New York's Greatest Treasure Abrams, 2019.

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