Archive for April, 2014

ARTHUR A. SHURCLIFF GETS A JACKET

Monday, April 14, 2014 | Posted by

The jacket design for the forthcoming book Arthur A. Shurcliff:  Design, Preservation, and the Creation of the Colonial Williamsburg Landscape by Elizabeth Hope Cushing is now off the drawing board. Scroll down to read an excerpt from the introduction. “The first formally trained generation of American landscape architects emerged in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, […]

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MANY WAYS TO CELEBRATE OLMSTED IN APRIL

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 | Posted by

In much of the country April marks the real start of spring, when many city dwellers most appreciate their parks. The timing is perfect to celebrate Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of American landscape architecture and the parks movement in particular, who was born on April 26, 1822. Throughout the country (and in Montreal), Olmsted parks […]

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WISTARIAHURST TO HOST A GENIUS FOR PLACE PANEL EXHIBITION

Thursday, April 3, 2014 | Posted by

On Sunday, May 18, the LALH panel exhibition, A Genius for Place, opens at Wistariahurst historic house museum (238 Cabot St.) in Holyoke, Mass., with a public reception at 1:00 p.m. The show runs through August 18 and is open to the public during the museum’s regular visitor hours. Visit the Wistariahurst website or call 413-322-5660.

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