Andrew Jackson Downing


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Noun1.Andrew Jackson Downing - United States landscape architect who designed the grounds of the White House and the Capitol Building (1815-1852)Andrew Jackson Downing - United States landscape architect who designed the grounds of the White House and the Capitol Building (1815-1852)
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Andrew Jackson Downing, a pioneering figure of 19th-century US landscape architecture, was the founding editor of The Horticulturalist and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Trade.
Ford's portrayal of Grace's home reflects the Victorian architectural sentiments of Andrew Jackson Downing (1815-1852) who believed that refined homes would cultivate "social and moral development.
The original urban plan of Pierre Charles L'Enfant in 1791-2, the landscape plan of Andrew Jackson Downing in 1851 and the McMillan plan of 1901-2 are important milestones in the history of urban planning in the United States.
No less than President Fillmore himself formally invited the leading landscape architect of the day, Andrew Jackson Downing, to design the plan.
Through our historic research, we confirmed that it was visited by two of the great founding fathers and theoreticians of landscape architecture, Frederick Law Olmsted and Andrew Jackson Downing.