National Park Roads

Author: Timothy Davis
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.

The National Parks

Publisher: Earth Aware Editions
ISBN: 9781683830054
Size: 49.21 MB
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The National Parks: An American Legacy tells the story of the parks through the photography of Ian Shive and poignant essays by today’s leading naturalists, scientists, explorers, and artists.

America S National Park Roads And Parkways

Author: Timothy Davis
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
ISBN: 9780801878787
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More than a documentary record of historic design and construction practices, this book has practical applications for engineers, landscape architects, and cultural resource specialists in guiding design decisions, interpreting historic ...

America S Landscape Legacy

Author: United States. National Park Service
Size: 46.12 MB
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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

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 ...

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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Just over fifty years ago, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) ended, and with
it concluded a grand era of park building marked by naturalistic principles,
craftsmanship, and native materials. Rooted in the American park movement of
the nineteenth century, naturalistic park design nourished under the stewardship
of the National Park Service in the early twentieth century. Park designers —
landscape architects, architects, and engineers — forged a rich legacy of roads
and trails that ...

Trains Of Discovery

Author: Alfred Runte
Publisher: Roberts Rinehart
ISBN: 1570984387
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Illustrated with paintings, posters, photographs, and artifacts from major libraries and public archives, as well as America’s railroads and the author’s private collection, this book is a sight to behold as well as a wonderful, ...

Crown Jewel Wilderness

Author: Lauren Danner
ISBN: 9780874223521
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Their activism eventually led to the 1968 creation of a crown jewel--Washington¿s magnificent third national park. This engaging account tells the story.

The Making Of The American Landscape

Author: Michael P. Conzen
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317793706
Size: 10.57 MB
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... National Association of Colored People (NAACP) 366 National Capitol 109,
340, 342 National Endowment for the Humanities 161 national defense highway
system 407 national highway system 346—7, 409 National Historic Preservation
Act of 1966 378 national parks 335—6 National Road 334, 346 National Trust for
Historic Preservation 378 natural landscape 2, 6—7, 11—31; climates 11—1 7;
natural regions 1 8—31; physiographic layout 1 7—1 8; sacred 364; utopian
America ...