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Jacob Weidenmann
Pioneer Landscape Architect
Rudy J. Favretti

Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation distributed by Wesleyan University Press



Contents

• PREFACE
• FOREWORD
• FORMATIVE YEARS
• Young Landscape Architect
• Pivotal Years
• HARTFORD: PUBLIC WORKS
• City Park (Bushnell Park)
• Cedar Hill Cemetery
• South Green
• HARTFORD: PRIVATE COMMISSIONS
• Retreat for the Insane (Institute of Living)
• Art Teacher
• American School for the Deaf
• City of Hartford Lithograph
• Butler Homestead
• Edmund Grant Howe Estate
• James Leland Howard Residence
• Suburban Villa for Timothy Stanley (New Britain)
• Charles L. Brainard Grapery
• New Britain Avenue Subdivision
• “BEAUTIFYING COUNTRY HOMES”
• A handbook with illustrated case studies for planning residential landscapes and some public places
• NEW YORK: OLMSTED ALLIANCE
• The Olmsted-Weidenmann Alliance
• Charles A. Dana Villa Park
• “Masquetux,” Estate of Henry B. Hyde
• Four Government projects: U.S. Capitol, U.S. Quartermaster Depot, Schuylkill Arsenal, Hot Springs Reservation
• Congress Park
• Cornell University
• Other Projects
• MIDWEST: IOWA AND CHICAGO
• State Capitol, Des Moines
• Polk-Hubbell Residential Park
• Iowa State Fair Grounds, and Other Projects
• Mount Hope Cemetery and Other Projects
• "AMERICAN GARDEN ARCHITECTURE" AND "MODERN CEMETERIES"
• A compendium of Weidenmann’s work presented as a guide for landscaping
• a handbook for designing rural cemeteries
• NEW YORK: “COMMENCING NEW”
• Iowa State Capitol Grounds Completion
• Residential Subdivision and Park for Colonel Albert Pope
• Concerns of the Profession and Weidenmann’s Contributions
• AFTERWORD
• APPENDICES
• BIBLIOGRAPHY
• NOTES
• ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
• INDEX

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