National Park Roads

Author: Timothy Davis
ISBN: 9780813937762
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As the National Park Service celebrates its centennial, this book offers a fascinating and illuminating account of the agency's impact on American lives and landscapes.

British Columbia By The Road

Author: Ben Bradley
Publisher: UBC Press
ISBN: 0774834218
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Davis, Timothy. National Park Roads: A Legacy in the American Landscape.
Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2016. Dawson, Bruce. “'It's a
Landmark in the Community': The Conservation of Historic Places in
Saskatchewan.” In The West and Beyond: New Perspectives on an Imagined
Region, ed. Alvin Finkel, Sarah Carter, and Peter Fortna, 397–416. Edmonton:
AU Press, 2010. Dawson, Michael. The Mountie from Dime Novel to Disney.
Toronto: Between the Lines, 1998.

Laguna Beach And The Greenbelt

Author: Committee for Preservation of the Laguna Legacy.
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1532015089
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This book celebrates Laguna Beach and its greenbelt, which have been designated a historic American landscape by the National Park Service, Department of Interior, and presents the nomination documentation that is housed in the Library of ...

Recording Historic Structures

Author: John A. Burns
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471273806
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11.20). One of the major landscape documentation initiatives of the Historic
American Engineering Record was the Park Roads and Parkways Program, a ten
-year project to document national park roads. The program was a natural
outgrowth of HAER's emphasis on documenting engineering structures. In many
instances, these road systems represent remarkable feats of both engineering
and landscape architecture. Capturing this symbiosis required a unique
approach of blending ...

Building The National Parks

Author: Linda Flint McClelland
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801855832
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Just over fifty years ago, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) ended, and with
it concluded a grand era of park building marked by naturalistic principles,
craftsmanship, and native materials. Rooted in the American park movement of
the nineteenth century, naturalistic park design nourished under the stewardship
of the National Park Service in the early twentieth century. Park designers —
landscape architects, architects, and engineers — forged a rich legacy of roads
and trails that ...

Confronting Urban Legacy

Author: Xiangming Chen
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 073914944X
Size: 80.51 MB
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The city claims the first treatise on American city planning (Peterson, 2003: 342;
see Bushnell, 1864: 314-341) and the country's first municipal park, Bushnell
Park (1853–1867) (Clouette, 1976; Baldwin, 1997), both by Horace Bushnell.
And his student, Frederick Law Olmsted, founded American Landscape
Architecture and popularized the notion and construction of both urban and
national parks. b. Archetypical. During the 19th century, Hartford earned the
nickname “the insurance ...

Trains Of Discovery

Author: Alfred Runte
Publisher: Roberts Rinehart
ISBN: 1570984387
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Illustrated with paintings, posters, photographs, and artifacts from major libraries and public archives, as well as America’s railroads and the author’s private collection, this book is a sight to behold as well as a wonderful, ...

Saving Nature S Legacy

Author: Timothy J. Farnham
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300120059
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Certainly, as with Yosemite, Congress was affirming the aesthetic, recreational,
and cultural values of the American landscape. But it is important to note that the
Wash- ... Thus, the economic value of the scenery of protected areas was a
significant influence in the genesis of the national park idea. As Sellars observes,
"Indeed, ... To lure tourists, some development in the parks and on surrounding
lands — roads, hotels, and concessions — was encouraged. The railroads often
took ...

Pilgrimage To The National Parks

Author: Lynn Ross-Bryant
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136207252
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Sears, John F. Sacred Places: American Tourist Attractions in the Nineteenth
Century. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press, 1989. Sellars, Richard West.
National Parks, National Legacy 13, no. 7. Accessed March 22, 2011, http://www. . Preserving Nature in ... First:
Tourism and National Identity, 1880–1940. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian
Institution Press, 2001. . “Seeing America First: The Search for Identity in the
Tourist Landscape.

The Making Of The American Landscape

Author: Michael P. Conzen
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317793706
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... National Association of Colored People (NAACP) 366 National Capitol 109,
340, 342 National Endowment for the Humanities 161 national defense highway
system 407 national highway system 346—7, 409 National Historic Preservation
Act of 1966 378 national parks 335—6 National Road 334, 346 National Trust for
Historic Preservation 378 natural landscape 2, 6—7, 11—31; climates 11—1 7;
natural regions 1 8—31; physiographic layout 1 7—1 8; sacred 364; utopian
America ...