Frederick Law Olmsted


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United States landscape architect primarily responsible for the design of Central Park in New York City (1822-1903)

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The grounds were originally developed by Frederick Law Olmsted, who also co-designed Central Park in New York City and Elm Park in Worcester.
Located at the eastern end of Easton's Beach, “Beach Cottage” is one of five shingle-style homes—named the “Land Trust Cottages”—in a compound designed by Frederick Law Olmsted to maximize the exceptional views of Newport's famed Cliff Walk, situated across the beach from Easton's Point.
Six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson announced this morning that Frederick Law Olmsted Academy North in Louisville, Kentucky is the recipient of the fourth annual Team Up for Technology grant.
On the ridge, to the east of the cemetery, the noted landscape architect and urban planner Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr.
influential landscape architects of the 19th and early 20th century such as Frederick Law Olmsted and his student Charles Eliot, advocated the creation of networks of urban parks connected to each other and, through river corridors, to green spaces beyond the boundaries of urban settlements.
Frederick Law Olmsted (April 26, 1822 - August 28, 1903) was an American journalist, social critic, public administrator, and landscape designer.
15 Opened in 1876, which feature of New York City was designed by landscape architects Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux?
Consider Frederick Law Olmsted, the landscape architect who designed New York City's Central Park among other groundbreaking projects.
Consider Frederick Law Olmsted, the 19th century landscape architect who sometimes is considered the father of that discipline.
GENIUS OF PLACE: THE LIFE OF FREDERICK LAW OLMSTED explores a man who has a reputation as a landscape architect, but is actually much more: a reformer and journalist, he championed the abolitionist cause to Northern and British audiences of the 1850s and 50s, and fostered civil rights as well as the creation of public spaces that preserved nature.
Working under Frederick Law Olmsted as a landscape architect, Eliot was inspired to protect natural landscapes, and soon developed his own ideas about how to conserve his favorite vacation spot.
When Frederick Law Olmsted created his grand vision for Central Park, it included a 'Grand Circle' at the Merchant's Gate--it's most important entrance," said Shabtai.
men like Frederick Law Olmsted or Robert Moses, or let us blame football
Frederick Law Olmsted, or "FLO," best known as the designer behind New York City's Central Park, may well be "the most important American historical figure that the average person knows least about," writes Justin Martin, author of Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted (Da Capo Press).
Setting budding trees and cherry blossoms aside, the Brooklyn Botanical Garden offers the convenience of being set in Prospect Park, a 585-acre urban oasis designed by landscape architects Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, famed for their Central Park design.