Calvert Vaux and the View from the Brooklyn Mirador: Blue-Faced Thumb-People Edition (Paperback)

Calvert Vaux and the View from the Brooklyn Mirador: Blue-Faced Thumb-People Edition By Richard F. Kessler Cover Image

Calvert Vaux and the View from the Brooklyn Mirador: Blue-Faced Thumb-People Edition (Paperback)

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After ceding control of Central Park to their detractors, Vaux and Olmsted created their own park...the Brooklyn Park. First they built the Plaza and defined its axis. The axis is the essential element in America's most historic visual corridor. As a work-in- progress, this corridor would, in time, beautifully evoke their concern of an emerging European-style, wealth-based privileged class.

Includes 12 full-page color images of the View from the Brooklyn Mirador.

Product Details ISBN: 9781664177543
ISBN-10: 166417754X
Publisher: Xlibris Us
Publication Date: June 14th, 2021
Pages: 24
Language: English