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The Gardener's Cottage in Riverside, Illinois: Living in a
Maloney, Cathy Jean.
The Gardener's Cottage in Riverside, Illinois: Living in a "Small Masterpiece" by Frederick Law Olmstead, Frank Lloyd Wright and Jens Jensen.
Current owner and gardening writer Cathy Jean Maloney here records her discoveries and personal reflections on living in the Gardener's Cottage with her family. In The Gardener's Cottage in Riverside, Illinois, Maloney describes the cottage's beginnings, providing biographical background and design insight into the house itself and Riverside's key creators. She also highlights the often overlooked beauty of the cottage and illustrates how it is emblematic of Wright and Jensen's holistic Prairie Style approach to building and landscape architecture. The size of the Gardener's Cottage allows us to witness Wright's aesthetic concerns in small detail and to understand his ideas on a more accessible and livable scale.

Category: Architecture, History & Theory
Binding: Cl.
Pages: 128 pp
Publisher: Center for American Places
Year: 2009
Publication Place: Chicago,
ISBN: 9781930066892
Book Id: 80527

Price: $32.50

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