Frederick Law Olmsted lived many lives in his 81 years, and he didn’t find landscape architecture, what he is best remembered for, until middle age. From author to park maker to magazine editor and more, take a tour through the life of a great American thinker and innovator.
Spotlight on… Seaside Park
Shortly after the Civil War, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed the lands around Bridgeport Harbor, Long Island Sound, and Black Rock Harbor into what is today – Seaside Park (Project No. 12021). Thanks to advocacy by Bridgeport’s daily newspaper, plus land donations from nearby residents, Seaside Park came to fruition. Most notable among […]