In the News

Explore a sampling of articles, news coverage and other online resources highlighting the Olmsted Network and the legacy of Frederick Law Olmsted— and the benefits of parks in our communities.

Media Highlights

Milwaukee County's Washington Park Designated a Historic Landmark

November 20, 2023

Florida town adopts ‘Big Green Network’

October 23, 2023

Historic Yerkes landscape draws national, international visitors

October 4, 2023

Olmsted Parks in the Era of Climate Change

May, 24 2023

PHOTOS: Big Head Fred visits the State Capitol

April 18, 2023

Daily Cartoon

April 14, 2023

New Strategies for Preventing Green Gentrification

January 31, 2023

Frederick Law Olmsted Created Four Emerald Gems in Milwaukee. It's Up to Us to Protect Them.

December 20, 2022

2022 HALS Challenge Results: Olmsted Landscapes

December 13, 2022

Just Stop Building on the National Mall

December 1, 2022

Grounds Crew Wins National Awards

November 15, 2022

Looking to Olmsted in the Era of Global Urbanization

September 20, 2022

Atlanta's Greenest Parkway is More Relevant Than Ever

September 14, 2022

Olmsted: Parks for All People

September 9, 2022

The Next Generation of Landscape Architects Reflect on Olmsted

August 24, 2022

At 200, Frederick Law Olmsted continues to shape public space

July 11, 2022

How Frederick Law Olmsted's Principles Shared Baltimore Parks

July 7, 2022

Celebrating Frederick Law Olmsted

May 3, 2022

The Future of Public Parks

April 29, 2022

The Architect of New York's Central Park Has an Incredibly Unexpected Legacy

April 26, 2022

8 Spectacular Gardens and Parks Designed by Frederick Law Olmsted

April 26, 2022

Why Frederick Law Olmsted's Landscape Design Work Is More Relevant Today Than Ever

April 26, 2022

The Reporter Who Designed Central Park

April 26, 2022

An Assignment I Needed: Frederick Law Olmsted's Legacy

April 26, 2022

Olmsted's Enduring Gift

April 23, 2022

Op Ed: Embrace the Olmsted Spirit – Parks for all People

April 17, 2022

The Lasting Legacy of Frederick Law Olmsted and His 3 Signature Milwaukee Parks

April 5, 2022

Yosemite Shaped Olmsted's Vision of Public Parks

April 4, 2022

Op Ed; In Pursuit of an Infrastructure Bill

August 2, 2021

Statement with NRPA: Park Use During COVID

March 18, 2020