05AdirReview

05AdirReview - The Adirondack Park NY Forest Preserve 1882...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–16. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: The Adirondack Park, NY Forest Preserve 1882 Park (“Blue Line”) 1892 New York State Constitution “Forever Wild” 1894 Adirondacks “Forever Wild” Park - 6 Million Acres Preserve - 2.3 Forest Million Acres Oswegatchie River 1, 500 miles of Rivers 30,000 miles of Brooks & Streams Lake Michigan erior e Su p Lak Lake Superior Sinkhole The erosional forces that formed the cave system of Mammoth Cave also shaped the landscape of the entire region. Natural features like Mammoth Cave helped define our national identity in the 19th century. Mammoth Cave was part of the very beginning of American tourism. It was publicized during the War of 1812 and became an attraction by 1816. It was authorized as a national park in 1926 and was fully established in 1941. Illustration from Bayard Taylor’s “A Second World”. Valley of Humiliation, Gothic Gallery, Great Relief, Fat Man’s Misery are features of the Cave. Little Rock, AR Architect: Polshek Partnership Landscape Architect: Hargreaves Associates William J. Clinton Presidential Center – Little Rock, AR Before 1832 Native People used the Hot Springs but did not claim them. The Springs belong to all. 1832 Crystal Bridges Museum Architect: Moshe Safdie & Associates Landscape Architect: Peter Walker Donated to the New York City Public Library in 1904 and sold to Alice Walton for $35 million in 2005 for the new Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, AR. Kindred Spirits, 1849 - Painted by Asher B. Durand and showing the artist’s two friends, the painter Thomas Cole and the poet William Cullen Bryant on a ledge above Kaaterskill Cove in the Catskills of New York. Lurie Garden Millennium Park, Chicago, Illinois Central Lowlands Physiographic Province Chicago’s motto, ” Urbs in Horto" (City in a Garden) "The Lurie Garden is a design inspired by Chicago's distinct natural and cultural history." -Kathryn Gustafson, Gustafson Guthrie Nichol Ltd. Niagara Fall from the American Side, 1867 - Frederick Edwin Church Proclaimed September 24, 1906 as the nation's first national monument by President Theodore Roosevelt ...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course LA 1203 taught by Professor Fryling during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

Page1 / 16

05AdirReview - The Adirondack Park NY Forest Preserve 1882...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 16. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online