Historic Landscaping & Brick Streets

Historic Landscaping & Brick Streets Publications

Just as the Rock Island Preservation Commission seeks to educate Rock Island citizens on history and architecture, there has been an increasing desire to expand that interest to the landscapes around us. Folks have restored their historic homes, and attention inevitably turns to the yard. Victorians were known for excess in gardening as well as architecture, and each period of architecture usually had a certain look and feel in the landscaping around it. The publications listed below educate for a landscape sensibility.

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