The Writing Life of Frederick Law OlmstedLandscape architect and Harvard University professor Sara Zewde on Frederick Law Olmsted’s “Southern Chronicles” and the lessons his writings about slavery teach us today.
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Diverse voices exploring Frederick Law Olmsted’s living legacy.
Which park is your favorite? And what do you most enjoy in your neighborhood park? We would like to know. And what better time to share than during National Park and Recreation Month! This special month is spearheaded by the National Recreation and Park Association, an Olmsted 200 founding partner. The theme is “Our Park and Recreation […]
In 1869, after a decade of toying with the idea of creating a park on Mount Royal, the City of Montréal began the process of acquiring the land to achieve its vision. The land purchase alone cost Montréal the equivalent of close to a full year’s budget. The City Council then went straight to Frederick […]