Longstaffe-Gowan, Todd, 1960-, The London Square , c2012
The London Square : gardens in the midst of town / Todd Longstaffe-Gowan.
- Additional Title(s):
Gardens in the midst of town
- New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, c2012.
- Physical Description:
- ix, 334 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
- Reference LibrarySB466.G75 L645 2012 (LC) OversizeAccessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Subject Terms:
- Garden squares -- England -- London.
- A new attribute of 'the seat imperial of this kingdom'
- Adorning squares in the 'rural manner'
- 'Squares that court the breeze'
- 'Genuine squares', 'new squares' and 'places'
- Squares 'going down in the world'
- The threatened loss of 'invaluable lung spaces'
- Post-war planning and the square to the present
- Epilogue. Giving 'new life to the enthusiasm for squares'.