Marjorie Sewell Cautley, Landscape Architect for the Motor Age (Hardcover)

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Over the course of four decades, Marjorie Cautley (1891-1954) became the first woman landscape architect to design state parks, plan the landscape for a public housing project, and teach in a university planning department. Sarah Allaback's absorbing biography illuminates how Cautley transcended both cultural and professional boundaries during one of the most tumultuous eras in American history-the advent of the automobile-to create places for people to lead healthy, vital lives.

About the Author


SARAH ALLABACK is senior manuscript editor at LALH and an architectural historian specializing in the history of early American women architects. A coeditor of Warren H. Manning, Landscape Architect and Environmental Planner, she is also author of The First American Women Architects. Sarah lives in Amherst, MA.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781952620294
ISBN-10: 1952620295
Publisher: Library of American Landscape History
Publication Date: November 15th, 2022
Pages: 208
Language: English