Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Guilford (Images of America) by Ann G.…

Guilford (Images of America)

by Ann G. Giroux

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
Recently added byChristiana5, SabinaAyse



Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

No reviews
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
First words
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English


Book description
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

Guilford, which debuted in 1913 as a collaboration of the Roland Park Company and the acclaimed Olmsted Brothers, became a model for suburban developments nationally. Carved from the country estate of Baltimore Sun founder Arunah Shepherdson Abell, Guilford was a pastoral retreat for Baltimore's social elite. Its aesthetics combine that of an English country village with modern construction and design to coincide with the American mania for English architecture and town planning. The area has been generously endowed with English-style greens, squares, and signature Olmsted Brothers "places," creating one of the country's most park like developments. Part of a shining, new suburban Baltimore, the prominent neighborhood was developed concurrently with Wyman Park, Johns Hopkins University, and the Baltimore Museum of Art. Now a National Register Historic District, Guilford remains a showcase example of the American garden city movement.… (more)

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio

Popular covers


Average: No ratings.

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 119,550,305 books! | Top bar: Always visible