Larz Anderson Park, Massachusetts (Images of America Series)

Larz Anderson Park, Massachusetts (Images of America Series)

by Evan P. Ide
     
 

Nestled in the affluent Boston suburb of Brookline, Larz Anderson Park was once the lavish estate of Isabel and Larz Anderson. The Andersons employed Boston's finest architects and builders to design their manor house and French chateau-style carriage house and drew on their world travels to create Japanese, Chinese, and Italianate gardens that were featured in

Overview


Nestled in the affluent Boston suburb of Brookline, Larz Anderson Park was once the lavish estate of Isabel and Larz Anderson. The Andersons employed Boston's finest architects and builders to design their manor house and French chateau-style carriage house and drew on their world travels to create Japanese, Chinese, and Italianate gardens that were featured in countless newspapers and magazines. Upon Isabel's death in 1948, the estate was bequeathed to the town of Brookline. Larz Anderson Park celebrates the splendor of the Anderson estate and the history of this beloved community park.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738536088
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
12/01/2004
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.42(d)

Meet the Author


Evan P. Ide is the curator of the Larz Anderson Auto Museum--which occupies the carriage house--a member of the New England Museum Association, and author of Arcadia Publishing's Packard Motor Car Company. He has compiled this stunning photographic history from the museum's extensive archives.

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