Andrew Jackson Downing

Landscape architect, Architect

1815 – 1852

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Who was Andrew Jackson Downing?

Andrew Jackson Downing was an American landscape designer, horticulturalist, and writer, a prominent advocate of the Gothic Revival style in the United States, and editor of The Horticulturist magazine. Many scholars consider Downing to be "The Father of American Landscape Architecture," although some scholars have bestowed that title upon Frederick Law Olmsted.

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Born
Oct 31, 1815
Newburgh
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  • United States of America
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Died
Jul 28, 1852
Hudson River

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on July 23, 2013

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