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Unformatted text preview: feeling of country, begun in the 1870's, took about 25 years, had flood/drainage problem (from the bay). Solution was to have upper and lower pools that drained into the ocean----result: became cleaner, and more pleasant • Franklin park : final piece of Emerald Necklace. ..used solids and voids, spontaneous recreation, set aside entry and adjacent lands called "antepark" but this space is now occupied by constructions. • Biltmore (NC): Large scale estate (land of the Vanderbilt's), 125,000 acres, Richard hunt designed the chateaux, Olmstead designed landscape. Loggers stripped all trees away, so Olmstead suggested a vision of a forestry program (rebuild it ). There was a geometric build around the estate , the rest of the land was dedicated to forestry and farming • Fredrick Law Olmstead died in 1903...
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- Spring '99
- Civil War, Land, Frederick Law Olmsted, Yosemite National Park, Fredrick Law Olmstead