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Landscape Architecture: Gas Works Park Bibliography

Subject Guide for Landscape Architecture Students.

Gas Works Park

Image: Gas Works Park
Author: W & J
License: CC BY-SA 2.0
Date: 04/22/2014

Publications 1910-1969

  • Seattle's New $400,000 Coke Industry Begins Operation, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 09/02/1914
  • Washington Natural Gas Company, "Construction of Oil-Gas Generators #3-6 at Lake Station: History and Photographs," Hand-typed, 1947
  • Read, Kenneth E., "The Ghostly Gas Works," Seattle Magazine, 11/1969, p. 42-45.

Publications 1970-1975

  • Collins, Alf, "Park Art or Cluttered Confusion, or...." Puget Soundings, 04/1970.
  • Haag, Richard, Associates, Incorporated, "A Report Substantiating the Master Plan for the Myrtle Edwards Park [Gas Works Park]," (Seattle: City of Seattle, 04/1971)
  • West, Karen, "Dead Gas Plant Looks Toward LIfe as a Park," Outlook [Greenwood-Ballard edition], Part I, 10/13/1971; Part II, 10/20/1971.
  • Haag, Richard, "Approved Myrtle Edwards Park Reviews List," (Seattle: Richard Haag Associates, Incorporated), 01/1972.
  • Metzger, Jeane, "Old Gas Works to Become Unique Park," Everett Herald, Western Sun Panorama, 01/15/1972.
  • "A Post Revolutionary Park Is on Its Way," Archimuse [University of Washington, Department of Architecture], vol. 11, 02/08/1972.
  • Chapman, Bruce K., "The Gas Works: A new Look at an Old Eyesore," Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Northwest Today section, 05/14/1972.
  • Casey, Charlotte, "The Gas Works," Washington Purchaser, 04/1973.
  • Campbell, Craig, "Seattle's Gas Plant Park," Landscape Architecture, 07/1973.
  • Engstrom, Karen, "Lake Union Park: A Back-to-Nature Site," Seattle Times, 12/16/1973.
  • Hawkins, Robert, "Seattle, the Quality of Life," Northwest Orient Passages, 09/1974.
  • "The Greening of the Gas Works," Seattle Business, 01/09/1975.
  • Haag, Richard, "Gas Works Park--Phase I Construction," (Seattle: Richard Haag Associates, Incorporated),1975.
  • Goldberger, Paul, "Gas Works in Centerpiece of Seattle Parks," New York Times,
  • Haag, Richard, "Seattle, Washington--Gas Works Park Fact Sheet," (Seattle: Richard Haag Associates, Incorporated), 09/1975.
  • Karol, John, Working Places, Society of Industrial Archaeology. (This was available from the National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1785 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 20036.)

Publications 1976-1980

  • Haag, Richard, "Memorandum re: Gas Works Park,"  (Seattle: Richard Haag Associates, Incorporated), April 15, 1976.
  • Kidney, Walter C., "Gas Works Park," in Working Places: the Adaptive Use of Industrial Buildings, (Washington, D.C.: Society for Industrial Archaeology, 1976), p. 135-137.
  • Carpenter, Edward K. "Gas Works Park, " 37 Design and Environment Projects, (Washington, D.C.: R.C. Publications, 1976), p. 44-45.
  • "Canoeing Close to Home--Aroound Seattle & Portland," Sunset, 04/1976
  • "A Tale of Three Cities," Atlantic Monthly, April 1976,, p. 65-66.
  • Getzels, Judith N., "Other Public Facilities: Unexpected Opportunities," Recycling Public Building Report No. 319, (Washington, D.C.: Planning Advisory Service, American Society of Planning Officials, August 1976), p. 19-20.
  • Robertson, Hugh, "The Gas Works: How to Make a Park out of Recycled Jumbo Junk," View Northwest, September, 1976, p. 38-40.

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