Landscape Gardens on the Hudson, A History

Landscape Gardens on the Hudson, A History

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Author: Robert M. Toole

A new look at the Golden Age of grand designs and great estates.

The designed historic landscapes of the Hudson River Valley's Hyde Park (Vanderbilt) * Sunnyside * Olana * Clermont * Lyndhurst * Montgomery Place * Locust Grove * Wilderstein * Springside * Idlewild * Blithewood * Millbrook * Kenwood * The Point * Philipse Manor * Van Cortlandt Manor * The Pastures (Schuyler Mansion) & Others

The Hudson Valley's role in the mid-1800's as the birthplace of American landscape architecture is explored through the romantically designed grounds of the valley's historic estates and the works of the father of American landscape design, Hudson Valley native Andrew Jackson Downing.

Paperback, 184 pages

Publisher: Black Dome Press