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Preliminary Study for National Zoological Park, by Olmsted, Frederick Law 1822-1903, 1890, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, SIA2011-1447.

September 4, 1890

F.L. Olmsted & Co., Landscape Architects, Brookline, Massachusetts, submits a preliminary study of Rock Creek Park for the National Zoological Park.  The plan shows a central developed plateau where most of the buildings are grouped. A winding carriage path leads through the Park to and from this area, with scattered exhibits visible from the pathway.More

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