Category: Spotlights

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Spotlight on… Biltmore

Over a century ago, renowned landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted, transformed the acreage around Biltmore House from overworked woodland to the lush, natural landscaped experienced today.
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Spotlight on… The Olmsted Farmhouse

The Olmsted-Beil House on Staten Island, NY, was the site of agricultural and landscaping experiments by Olmsted and his home base for intellectual pursuits and travels that transformed his worldview and informed his social conscience, inspiring him thereafter to endeavor to improve society.
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Spotlight on…Gallaudet University

A look into Gallaudet University, a private federally chartered research university, whose mission is to empower deaf and hard of hearing students.
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Spotlight on…Shelburne Farms

Shelburne Farms is an education nonprofit working to inspire and cultivate learning for a sustainable future. Our campus, a 1,400-acre working farm and National Historic Landmark designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr., makes that work a lot easier.
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Spotlight on…Stonehurst

The country house of philanthropists Robert Treat and Lydia Lyman Paine, Stonehurst crowns the career-long collaboration between Olmsted and the renowned American architect Henry Hobson Richardson. 
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Spotlight on… Druid Hills and Olmsted Linear Park

Druid Hills, now one of Atlanta’s historic in-town neighborhoods, is Frederick Law Olmsted’s “last suburb.”
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Spotlight on… Louisville Parks System

Louisville’s system of parks and parkways, designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and his sons, is one of only four completed parkway systems in the country.
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Spotlight on… The Rochester Park System

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Spotlight on… Riverside, IL

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Spotlight on… Trinity College

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Spotlight on… Mount Royal, Montréal

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Spotlight on… Seaside Park

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Spotlight on… Buffalo’s Olmsted Park System

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Spotlight on… Prospect Park

Learn more about Olmsted and Vaux's design for Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY.
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Spotlight on … Lake Park