Genius In the Garden: Charles F. Gillette and Landscape Architecture in Virginia
By George C. Longest
From the 1920s through the 1960s, the name Charles F. Gillette was synonymous with the best in landscaping design in Virginia and the upper South. Famous for landscaping hundreds of Virginia's suburban estates, Gillette also undertook numerous large-scale educational, corporate, and government projects, leaving his unique imprint on public as well as private space. George Longest unravels the process through which Gillette established a distinctive regional style and set a tradition of quality and professionalism that became the standard in his field. 74 color and 57 black-and-white illustrations.
251 Pages, Hardcover, ISBN 978-0884901723, Library of Virginia, 1992.
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