LECTURE SERIES – Designing Communities: The Olmsted Legacy in Shaping the American Landscape

The Friends of Fairsted and the New England Chapter, Society of Architectural Historians

present

A series  entitled: Designing Communities: The Olmsted Legacy in Shaping the American Landscape on November 17, 2011 and another one on March 15, 2012 These two lectures will explore the influential role and artistry of the Olmsted firm in planning cities and suburbs. The individual lectures are as follows:

November 17, 2011

1937 image of the Washington DC mall

The Enduring Design Legacy of Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. in the Nation’s Capital
Arleyn A. Levee
, Landscape Historian

Wheelock College, 43 Hawes Street, Brookline, MA
6:00 pm Reception
7:00 pm Lecture

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The next lecture in this series will take place on:

March 15, 2012

Frederick Law Olmsted 1882-1890: Boston, Brookline and Beyond
Ethan Carr
, Ph.D. FASLA, Editor, Volume 8 of the Papers of Frederick Law

Olmsted: The Early Boston Years 1882-1890

Wheelock College,  43 Hawes Street, Brookline, MA
6:00 pm Reception
7:00 pm Lecture

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