11/15/2012-Time Made Visible: Charles Eliot and the Planning of the Boston Metropolitan Parks

Friends of Fairsted presents

Time Made Visible: Charles Eliot and the Planning of the Boston Metropolitan Parks

by Professor Anita Berrizbeitia, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University

Cascade Near Fells Station, Melrose after a photograph by George H. Davenport, from Report of the Board of Metropolitan Park Commission, January1893. House No. 150, including the Report of the Landscape Architect, Charles Eliot.

Late in the nineteenth century, landscape architect Charles Eliot conceived of a visionary network of parks throughout the Boston metropolitan region. His innovative planning method merged science and scenery to reveal the “deep past” of geologic features, which framed a geographically diverse regional park system.

November 15, 2012
6:00 p.m. Reception
7:00 pm Lecture

Wheelock College
43 Hawes Street, Brookline, MA

Free and Open to the Public

Seating is limited. Reservations are requested:e-mail friendsoffairsted@gmail.com or leave a message at 617-566-1689, ext. 265.

Limited street parking available; public parking is not allowed in the Wheelock parking lot. Venue is easily accessible by the MBTA Green line “C” train—Hawes Street or “D” train – Longwood stations.

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