Baltimore's Historic Parks and Gardens (Images of America Series) by Eden Unger Bowditch, Staff of Cylburn Arboretum Association |, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Baltimore's Historic Parks and Gardens (Images of America Series)

Baltimore's Historic Parks and Gardens (Images of America Series)

by Eden Unger Bowditch, Staff of Cylburn Arboretum Association
     
 

Full of resplendent parks and gardens, Baltimore has a long history of embracing local flora and greenery. Through the centuries, Baltimore has been at the forefront of park design, playgrounds, and green spaces, counting the Olmsted brothers among their visionary architects. In fact, the city of Baltimore has been internationally recognized for its development

Overview


Full of resplendent parks and gardens, Baltimore has a long history of embracing local flora and greenery. Through the centuries, Baltimore has been at the forefront of park design, playgrounds, and green spaces, counting the Olmsted brothers among their visionary architects. In fact, the city of Baltimore has been internationally recognized for its development and protection of its green spaces. Baltimore's Historic Parks and Gardens explores the history of those spaces, including the vast and ancient Druid Hill Park, the gorgeous acreage of Cylburn Arboretum, and Mt. Vernon's beautiful floral presentation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738516936
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
10/01/2004
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,189,219
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.35(d)

Meet the Author


Author Eden Unger Bowditch, an active Baltimore resident and author of Arcadia's Growing Up in Baltimore: A Photographic History, has thoughtfully collected over 150 historic photographs, as well as modern. shots, of some of Baltimore's most interesting and beautiful locations. Included are original drawings and maps by Baltimore illustrator Peggy Fussell.

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