Annual Report of the Park Department

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Park Department, 1906
 

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Seite 112 - All further necessary information as to the work of the department during the past year will be found in the accompanying report of our superintendent.
Seite 41 - No better use of city funds can be made than for the purchase of new playgrounds, and no citizen of...
Seite 23 - REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF THE MASSACHUSETTS EMERGENCY AND HYGIENE ASSOCIATION IN CHARGE OF THE WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S DIVISION AT CHARLESBANK.
Seite 47 - This bridge consists of a single arch with a pointed apex, and, though supported on piles, it is one of the most beautiful structures of its kind in the world.
Seite 18 - Sea ver street to Morton street and Blue Hill avenue to Forest Hills street.
Seite 71 - ... not only in this park but in others where naturalistic landscape is attempted. It would be well to constantly aim to please the artist. Few artists are attracted to well developed, round headed, healthy trees, almost evenly spaced, as appealing subjects for a picture. What most pleases the horticulturist seldom suits the artist. He...
Seite 61 - receptive" recreation was no longer the rule in public parks. The Olmsted firm had to admit that "for most of the population, the enjoyment of scenery is in a more or less embryonic state." They suggested adding certain "feature" attractions to draw people to Franklin Park: band concerts, a zoo, animal rides. Beyond this, active sports and commercialized amusements had secured guaranteed, if restricted, privileges. Conservative reformers like the Olmsteds and Boston 1915, a private reform...
Seite 135 - OBJECT or APPROPRIATIONS. Balances from 1910-11. Revenue received during 1911-12. Loans issued in 1911-12. Appropriations, 1911-12.
Seite 41 - ... trees — enough with the street trees to fairly well screen the future adjoining houses, but not enough to unduly shade out the ground cover. There are to be found many examples of this type of landscape where the little fresh-water rivers of New England come to the sea level and mingle with the salt water at some harbor or cove.

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