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Author Rademacher, Susan M., 1954- author.

Title Mellon Square : experiencing a modern masterpiece / Susan M. Rademacher ; with essays by Charles A. Birnbaum [and three others].

Publication Info. New York : Princeton Architectural Press, [2015]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (160 pages) : illustrations, portraits.
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Series Modern landscapes : transition and transformation
Modern landscapes.
Note "An initiative of the Cultural Landscape Foundation, Charles A. Birnbaum, series editor."
Contents Polishing the Jewel / by Charles A Birnbaum, FASLA, FAAR -- An Ascendant Urban Space Restored / by Patricia M. O'Donnell, FASLA, AICP -- Telling the Story of a Master Work / by Susan M. Rademacher -- The Simonds Way / by Richard C. Bell, FASLA, FAAR -- Preamble: Enjoying City Life, Increasing City Value -- Designing Experiences -- Genesis of Mellon Square: Design for a New Era -- Concepts and Ideas for Mellon Square -- Elevating the Square: Platform, Trees, and Water -- Lifecycles -- A Sustainable Renewal -- John Simonds: Philosopher, Author, Educator / by Barry W. Starke, FASLA -- Notes -- Appendix I: Mellon Square Timeline -- Appendix II: Plant Lists: 1955, 1989, 2013.
Summary "The next book in the Modern Landscapes series discusses the evolution of Pittsburgh's Mellon Square. The first modern garden plaza built over a parking garage and a forerunner of green roofs, Mellon Square was originally designed by the acclaimed landscape design firm Simonds & Simonds and architects Mitchell & Ritchey. It is now undergoing a restoration by Patricia O'Donnell of Heritage Landscapes"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Simonds and Simonds.
Mitchell & Ritchey.
City planning -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh.
Mellon Square (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Pittsburgh (Pa.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Birnbaum, Charles A., writer of supplementary textual content.
Other Form: Print version: Rademacher, Susan M. Mellon Square : experiencing a modern masterpiece. New York : Princeton Architectural Press, [2015] Modern landscapes : transition and transformation 9781616891336 (DLC) 2014006802
ISBN 9781616891336 (paperback)
9781616893958 (e-book)

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