Archive for June, 2013

C. L. Browning Ranch, Blanco County, Texas

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 | Posted by

C. L. Browning Ranch, Blanco County, Texas In 1942 C. L. Browning, a general contractor in San Antonio, purchased the 977-acre property in the Hill Country of central Texas known today as the Browning Ranch. C. L. Browning’s daughter Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, president of the Foundation for Landscape Studies and a director for LALH, inherited the […]

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MEDIA KIT: Best Planned City in the World

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 | Posted by

Moving Earth to Create Heaven The Best Planned City in the World Looks at the Rise of the Revolutionary Buffalo Park System It’s hard to imagine the world’s major cities without their public parks. The greatest examples, such as London’s Hyde Park, the Tuileries Garden in Paris, and Central Park in New York City, are defining […]

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A Genius for Place, paperback

Monday, June 10, 2013 | Posted by

A Genius for Place: American Landscapes of the Country Place Era Robin Karson Published by University of Massachusetts Press in association with LALH ISBN (paper): 978-1-62534-048-1 Paperback $29.95 Cloth $39.95 To order: University of Massachusetts Press tel. 800-537-5487, fax 410-516-6998   Winner, 2009 J. B. Jackson Book Prize from the Foundation for Landscape Studies “The most important book […]

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NPS DESIGN TRADITION IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 | Posted by

This essay first appeared in the George Wright Forum, published by the George Wright Society. Centennial celebrations, like most historical commemorations, express apprehension for the future as much as pride in the past. While retrospection on an important anniversary can forge renewed identity or purpose, the need for such definition seems most pressing when new […]

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