|The exquisite gardens of High Street in the historic whaling village of Newburyport, Massachusetts have delighted tourist and garden aficionados for generations. Newburyport, known as "the home of the clipper ship" boasts one of the finest collections of Federalist architecture in the United States. The lavish gardens, combined with this beautiful architecture, make this book a stunning addition to any collection.
Featuring over 120 photographs spanning more than 350 years, Gardens of the New Republic depicts the loving restoration of the grounds of such famous homes as the Cushing House, among others along High Street. Newly created gardens, which have been specially planned to preserve the Federalist style, are also precisely detailed and photographed. Archival plans, maps, drawings and paintings grace this lovely book by LUCINDA BROCKWAY and LINDSAY CAVANAGH. Sally Chandler's photographs, along with contemporary garden plans and drawings, bring the reader up to date on the latest restoration of the historic district of this prosperous seaport.