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dc.coverage.spatialSite: London, England, United Kingdomen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1812-ca. 1826 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorNash, Johnen_US
dc.date1812-1826en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-05-07T19:29:33Z
dc.date.available2013-05-07T19:29:33Z
dc.date.issued1812-1826en_US
dc.identifier214503en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 185en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/121870
dc.descriptionTube entrance; Nash's talents as a planner were displayed to the greatest effect in Regent Street. His first scheme for a new street linking Regents Park with Carlton House and the West End was made in 1812. The street was built under the supervision of the Commissioners of Woods and Forests, using government revenue and loans, and, as their surveyor, Nash was made responsible for purchasing property, making bargains with builders and supervising-and, in many cases, designing-the architectural elevations. The layout and architecture display many of the felicities of the picturesque approach to design: variety, surprise, changes of texture and style and the artful management of vistas. The street transformed the face of the West End, demarcating fashionable Mayfair from the shabbier districts to the east, providing sites for shops and creating some of the focal points of modern London: Oxford Circus, Piccadilly Circus and Waterloo Place. Source: Grove Art Online; http://www.groveart.com/ (accessed 12/2/2007)en_US
dc.format.mediumstoneen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectural exteriorsen_US
dc.subjectcityscapesen_US
dc.subjectCity planningen_US
dc.subjectRoads Design and constructionen_US
dc.subjectNeoclassicalen_US
dc.titleRegent Streeten_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A1-NJ-RS-H4en_US
vra.culturalContextBritishen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypestreeten_US
vra.worktypefountainen_US
vra.worktypetraffic circleen_US
dc.contributor.displayJohn Nash (British architect, 1752-1835)en_US


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