Category: Olmsted 200

Field Notes

Anne “Dede” Neal Petri named 2024 GCA National Medalist

Olmsted Network President & CEO Anne "Dede" Neal Petri will receive The Garden Club of America's 2024 Distinguished Service Medal.
Olmsted 200

Olmsted Network Recognized by Global Alliance for Behavioral Health and Social Justice  

The Global Alliance for Behavioral Health and Social Justice awarded the Olmsted Network its Recognition Award for its Olmsted 200 initiative.
Research & Writings

Open Access: The Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted

The Olmsted Network and the University of Virginia Press are pleased to announce that The Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted are now open access and available online through ROTUNDA: Digital Imprint of the University of Virginia Press.
Olmsted 200

FLO Honored with Street Namings in NY and WI

This article was republished from our August 2022 newsletter.
Olmsted Insider Newsletter

NAOP Awarded Olmsted Medal at 2022 ASLA Conference

In November 2022, NAOP (now the Olmsted Network) traveled to San Francisco for ASLA's annual conference. This article was republished from a previous Olmsted Insider newsletter.
Olmsted 200

Trinity College Professor Studies Olmsted’s Brain

During Olmsted 200, Trinity College sponsored an online lecture series called, "Olmsted’s Brain: Discovering Health in Urban Places and Wild Spaces.
Olmsted Insider Newsletter

Watch Olmsted 200 on C-SPAN

This article was republished from our October 2022 newsletter.
Olmsted Insider Newsletter

NAOP to Receive BFLOParks Award

This article was republished from our September 2022 newsletter.
Olmsted & Friends Interviews

Olmsted and Friends: Meet Betsy Shure Gross 

Meet Betsy Shure Gross, a member of our Olmsted 200 Honorary Committee!
Olmsted 200

Library of Congress Presents December Crowdsourcing Transcription Challenge

The Library of Congress needs help with a special transcription project.
Olmsted & the Olmsted Firm

Exploring the Olmsted Legacy in Maryland: How the Friends of Maryland’s Olmsted Parks & Landscapes Can Help

As its contribution to Olmsted 200, the FMOPL Archives Committee has compiled a Master List of the digital and archival records for projects throughout Maryland that involved the Olmsted firm— 136 projects in all! They seek to foster research on Maryland Olmsted Projects.
Conservation & Advocacy

NAOP Recognizes Commitment to Olmsted Legacy

The National Association for Olmsted Parks (NAOP) honored four dedicated individuals for their accomplishments at a special luncheon in San Francisco.
Landscape Architecture & Design

How to be a long-term thinker in a short-term world?

Frederick Law Olmsted's legacy is an important one for landscape students in Taiwan. In this blog, the author explores how they can benefit from learning more about his life before Central Park.
Olmsted 200

Olmsted 200 Comes to ASLA Conference with “Big Head Fred”

Attending ASLA’s upcoming conference in San Francisco? Don’t miss the Olmsted Pavilion at expo booth 265 for programing, swag, and even photos with FLO.
Olmsted 200

NAOP President’s Award Recipients Honored with Custom Oak & Oscar Watch

To mark the bicentennial, Oak & Oscar has created three commemorative Olmsted watches to #CelebrateOlmsted. Two watches will serve as awards, while the third watch will be raffled in support of NAOP’s work.