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The National Mall : rethinking Washington's monumental core / edited by Nathan Glazer and Cynthia R. Field ; foreword by James F. Cooper

Catalog Data

Author:
Glazer, Nathan  Search this
Field, Cynthia R  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 220 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm
Type:
Case studies
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
2008
C2008
Contents:
Pt. 1. The design of the Mall. The idea of the American Mall / Michael J. Lewis -- American Renaissance: Charles Follen McKim and the aesthetic ideal / Richard Guy Wilson -- When dignity and beauty were the order of the day: the contribution of Daniel H. Burnham / Cynthia R. Field -- "A simple space of turf" : Frederick Law Olmsted Jr.'s idea for the Mall / Witold Rybczynski -- Pt. 2. The nations' gathering place. The people's home ground / Edith L.B. Turner -- Washington as a pilgrimage site / Frederick Turner -- Culture of, by, and for the people : the Smithsonian Folklife Festival / Richard Kurin -- Pt. 3. Monuments for the future. Monuments, modernism, and the Mall / Nathan Glazer -- Turning point : the problematics of building on the Mall today / Judy Scott Feldman -- Planning beyond the monumental core / Patricia E. Gallagher
Topic:
Landscape protection  Search this
City planning  Search this
Memorials--Social aspects  Search this
Monuments--Social aspects  Search this
Public spaces--Social aspects  Search this
Aesthetics, American  Search this
Buildings, structures, etc  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_904325