Lawrence Park: Bronxville's Turn-Of-The-Century Art Colony

Lawrence Park Bronxville s Turn Of The Century Art Colony Lawrence Park is the story of Bronxville s turn of the century art colony the artists and their art the houses they lived in and how the village of Bronxville grew up around them In the years between

  • Title: Lawrence Park: Bronxville's Turn-Of-The-Century Art Colony
  • Author: Loretta Hoagland
  • ISBN: 9780823214754
  • Page: 128
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Lawrence Park is the story of Bronxville s turn of the century art colony the artists and their art, the houses they lived in and how the village of Bronxville grew up around them In the years between 1890 and 1920, Lawrence Park was the home of two dozen nationally prominent painters, writers and architects William Smedley painted distinguished society portraits WillLawrence Park is the story of Bronxville s turn of the century art colony the artists and their art, the houses they lived in and how the village of Bronxville grew up around them In the years between 1890 and 1920, Lawrence Park was the home of two dozen nationally prominent painters, writers and architects William Smedley painted distinguished society portraits Will Low designed murals for government buildings and private mansions Anna Winegar s Impressionist garden scenes illustrated horticultural books by Louise Beebe Wilder Alice Wellington Rollins was a regular contributor to the day s literary magazines Edmund Clarence Stedman was called the Poet of Wall Street W W Kent and William A Bates designed the Park s single family cottages in a pleasing variety of turn of the century styles More than 50 years after Lawrence Park ceased to exist as an art colony, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places, in recognition of its historic and architectural significance Eighty of the early houses remained, updated for modern living but proudly displaying ornamented brown shingle facades, artist studio windows and other period features The narrow roads of the neighborhood also survived, winding up and down a hill that gave the Park its character and its common name, the Hilltop Centuries old oaks were still standing, markers of a time before William Lawrence arrived and of the sensitivity to nature with which he planned his development The principal text by Loretta Hoagland covers the growth of Lawrence Park from 1890 to 1929 Separate chapters on art and architecture by scholars in the field illuminate the paintings of the art colony members and place inperspective the architecture of William Bates Extensive captions by resident historians add newly discovered historical details Brendan Gill and Nardi Reeder Campion have contributed a Foreword and Afterword, respectively, recalling their years as homeowners in the Park And, featured on almost every page of the book, than 226 historic and new black and white photographs show Lawrence Park both as it was and as it is now.

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    1. About two chapters into this book, I was really enjoying it. It's for a very specific location and managed to focus on details without getting tedious. Bronxville being the main subject matter, the book still provides some insight on topics that spill over into other areas, such architects of influence throughout other areas, and vernacular changes since the time the colony was designed.As I got deeper into the book though, details felt like it was overloaded. This is expected though, being that [...]

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