National Park Roads

Author: Timothy Davis
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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.

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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Schiltgen, Lora J. "Managing a Rustic Legacy: A Historic Landscape Study and
Management Plan for Longmire Springs Historic District, Mount Rainier National
Park. ... Schmitt, Peter J. Back to Nature: The Acadian Myth in Urban America. ...
Landscape-Gardening. Rural Science Series. New York: Macmillan Co., 1920.
Reprint, New York: Macmillan Co., 1931. Soulliere, Laura E. Special History
Study: Historic Roads in the National Park System Denver: National Park Service,
1995.

America S Landscape Legacy

Author: United States. National Park Service
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ISBN:
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United States. National Park Service ... Hisroric landscapes are more rhan
gardens and parks; rhey include scenic highways, rural communiries, cemereries
, barrlefields and zoological gardens. In addirion ro vegerarion and ropography (
rhe configurarion of narural and culrural fearures), hisroric landscapes may
include warer, roads, parhs, sreps, walk, build' ings, or furnishings such as fences
or benches. Hisroric landscapes are generally rermed designed or vernacular in
narure.

Confronting Urban Legacy

Author: Xiangming Chen
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 073914944X
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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 ...

Windshield Wilderness

Author: David Louter
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 9780295989846
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For Mather's overall views on roads as shaped by professionals such as
landscape architects, see Carr, Wilderness by Design, and Linda Flint
McClelland, Building the National Parks: Historic Landscape Design and
Construction(Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998). For the Park
Service's basic philosophy on park roads and other developments, see Franklin
K. Lane to Stephen T. Mather, May 13, 1918, reprinted in Dilsaver, America's
National Park System, 48–52; ...

Trains Of Discovery

Author: Alfred Runte
Publisher: Roberts Rinehart
ISBN: 1570984387
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Railroads and the Legacy of Our National Parks Alfred Runte. In the beginning,
railroads were among the first to practice what environmen— ... No railroad
wished that for the landscape because no railroad could control it. An efficient
railroad needs to limit stops; sprawl defies a railroad's need for compact
development. Nor was the clutter that became road side America something the
railroads could hope to sell. Even as they opened the national parks to tourism,
they were concerned ...

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 ...

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 ...