Frederick Law Olmsted

Type: Person
Name: Frederick Law Olmsted
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Fairytale castle

Winston LenTHE house “reminds me a little of Downton Abbey”, my wife said as she checked out the Biltmore’s website on her phone during our drive towards Asheville, North Carolina. “It resembles a fairytale castle.”Once upon a time, there were the Vanderbilts, ... [Published SG Travellers - 7 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Feeling the spray of Niagara Falls' past

NIAGARA FALLS – Tickle your imagination with high society from the glory days of the Falls. Pack your brain with forgotten history about some of the oldest buildings in the city, some built during the Civil War and others even older. Discover ornate designs ... [Published Buffalo News - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

WATCH: RCSD’s New Deputy Superintendents & The Italian Frittata

Before the new school year officially kicks off, the new Deputy Superintendents of the City School District are in the studio to discuss their agenda to help improve student performance. They also explain what they believe it will take to create a mindset ... [Published WXXI AM - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Modern-Day Garden Cities

More than half the world’s population now lives in cities, with populations expected to rise dramatically in the years to come.  The cities of the Asia Pacific region regularly contend with coastal flooding, storms, drought, air pollution and natural ... [Published AsiaSource - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

From the Archive

Frederick Law Olmsted, the nineteenth century's premier landscape architect, designed Rochester's Genesee Valley and Seneca Parks and gave advice on the creation of Highland Park. This photograph of Genesee Valley Park is dated 1917. (Courtesy of the ... [Published Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Southern Garden Heritage Conference

Frederick Law Olmsted is considered to be the father of American landscape architecture. The Olmstead legacy exist before our very own every day eyes but often times it is not recognized. Presentations will relate to Federick Law Olmsted and how his vision ... [Published American Society of Landscape Architects - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Texas Originals: Frederick Law Olmsted

Frederick Law Olmsted [Graf, John, Chicago's Parks Arcadia Publishing, 2000, p. 94., ISBN 0-7385-0716-4/ Wikipedia ]Frederick Law OlmstedApril 26, 1822–August 28, 1903Connecticut-born Frederick Law Olmsted is best known for his design of New York’s Central ... [Published Houston Public Media - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Day Tripping: Shakespeare in (Louisville's) Central Park

You may know that the cheeseburger was invented in Louisville, that the “Happy Birthday” song was composed by a Louisville kindergarten class, and that you can find the world’s largest baseball bat propped up outside the Louisville Slugger Museum.But ... [Published Cincinnati Magazine - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Hartford Vacation, Travel Guide and Tour Information - AARP

Welcome toHartford, CTMidway between New York City and Boston, Hartford is Connecticut's capital city. Founded in 1635 on the banks of the Connecticut River, Hartford was at various times home to authors Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe, inventors ... [Published AARP - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Steven M. Richardson: Lakeside devastation is unacceptable

My wife and I just returned from our morning walk around East Lake Winona, and I felt that I had to break a personal rule by sitting down to write this note while my anger still has some of its sharp edge.The lovely path around the lake is defoliated. ... [Published Winona Daily News - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Former 1964 World’s Fair office building set for upgrade

Follow @liamlaguerreRecent talks of upgrading World’s Fair relics seem to focus on the New York State Pavilion .But the Olmsted Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park , which was constructed in 1964 and used as temporary offices for Robert Moses and the ... [Published Queens Courier - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Council bans Olmsted park banners

The Buffalo Common Council very quietly voted to ban signs in Olmsted parks, while the organization that runs the parks intends to raise needed funds by putting banners outside the parks.The Council voted in a special session last week to repeal a section ... [Published Buffalo News - Aug 05 2014]

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Fairytale castle [Published SG Travellers - 7 hours ago]
Feeling the spray of Niagara Falls' past [Published Buffalo News - Aug 30 2014]
WATCH: RCSD’s New Deputy Superintendents & The ... [Published WXXI AM - Aug 29 2014]
America's Best Cities for Fall Travel (PHOTOS) [Published Huffington Post - Aug 28 2014]
Springfield's Sci-Tech high school band subject... [Published MassLive - Aug 28 2014]
Of books, trees, and knowledge [Published Harvard Gazette - Aug 27 2014]
Today in SouthCoast - 9:13 pm [Published South Coast Today - Aug 26 2014]
Modern-Day Garden Cities [Published AsiaSource - Aug 26 2014]
Open Doors listings beginning Aug. 23 [Published Providence Journal - Aug 23 2014]
From the Archive [Published Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Aug 21 2014]
Main Line History: Test your knowledge of small... [Published Main Line Times - Aug 21 2014]
It can all happen on the Wirral [Published ITCM - Aug 21 2014]
Southern Garden Heritage Conference [Published American Society of Landscape Architects - Aug 15 2014]
Texas Originals: Frederick Law Olmsted [Published Houston Public Media - Aug 15 2014]
Day Tripping: Shakespeare in (Louisville's) Cen... [Published Cincinnati Magazine - Aug 13 2014]
Steven M. Richardson: Lakeside devastation is u... [Published Winona Daily News - Aug 13 2014]
Hartford Vacation, Travel Guide and Tour Inform... [Published AARP - Aug 12 2014]
Former 1964 World’s Fair office building set fo... [Published Queens Courier - Aug 11 2014]
Algae blooms turning Hoyt Lake green [Published WIVB - Aug 11 2014]
Hallowed Ground: Boston's Franklin Park [Published Flow Track - Aug 11 2014]
A long walk in New York’s Central Park [Published Star-Telegram - Aug 10 2014]
Re: Downton Abbey costume exhibit coming to Bil... [Published Mountaineer Publishing Company - Aug 09 2014]
Welcome to Staten Island, an oasis of exotic wo... [Published New York Post - Aug 09 2014]
DOT BY THE DAY August 7 – 16, 2014 [Published Dorchester Reporter - Aug 07 2014]
Michael Beebe: One of Buffalo’s gems has regain... [Published Buffalo News - Aug 07 2014]
City shuts down bike park near Jamaica Pond [Published Boston Globe - Aug 07 2014]
Council bans Olmsted park banners [Published Buffalo News - Aug 05 2014]
Central Park statues [Published Home News Tribune - Aug 02 2014]
From the Ground Up: Visiting the birthplace of ... [Published Daily Local News - Aug 01 2014]
DOT BY THE DAY July 31 – Aug. 7, 2014 [Published Dorchester Reporter - Jul 31 2014]
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Of books, trees, and knowledge [Published Harvard Gazette - Aug 27 2014]
To Ling Guo, a curator for the Beijing Botanic Garden, one of the best places to learn about Chinese crab apples is half a world away, in Harvard’s Arnold Arboretum Horticultural Library. Guo was wrapping up two months at the Arboretum as a visiting ...
Celebrate Central Park's 161st Birthday With a ... [Published Mashable! - Jul 21 2014]
When cramped apartments, metal skyscrapers and concrete sidewalks brimming with tourists becomes too much for New Yorkers, they follow a 160-year-old tradition and seek refuge in the city's greatest asset — Central Park The New York State Legislature ...
How our fear of ‘wilding’ colored the Central P... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jul 08 2014]
The New York City men known as the “Central Park Five” will reportedly receive $40 million for their wrongful convictions and imprisonment after police falsely accused them of attacking and raping a white woman 25 years ago. It’s hard to imagine ...
History for April 26 [Published MuskegonPundit - Apr 26 2014]
History for April 26 - On-This-Day.com 125th birth anniversary of philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951). 100th birth anniversary of Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Bernard Malamud (1914-86). 100th birth anniversary of WWII secret agent ...
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