The report, published in 1880, addressed certain concerns Olmsted had for a preservation strategy at Niagara. It contains interesting observations on the specific qualities of vegetation and landscape composition that Olmsted felt contributed to Niagara’s unique and powerful emotional effect.
Olmsted on Preserving Niagara Falls
Through Reprints, the Olmsted Network makes available excerpts from important original writings of the Olmsted firm.
Ethan Carr July 5, 2023