Frederick Law Olmsted Quote

The Park [Central Park, New York City] throughout is a single work of art, and as such subject to the primary law of every work of art, namely, that it shall be framed upon a single, noble motive, to which the design of all its parts, in some more or less subtle way, shall be confluent and helpful.


"Greensward" Plan (April 28, 1858)

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The Park [Central Park, New York City] throughout is a single work of art, and as such subject to the primary law of every work of art, namely, that...

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The Park [Central Park, New York City] throughout is a single work of art, and as such subject to the primary law of every work of art, namely, that...

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The Park [Central Park, New York City] throughout is a single work of art, and as such subject to the primary law of every work of art, namely, that...

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The Park [Central Park, New York City] throughout is a single work of art, and as such subject to the primary law of every work of art, namely, that...