Archive for March, 2015

OLMSTED AND SCENIC PRESERVATION

Friday, March 27, 2015 | Posted by

Frederick Law Olmsted is rightly remembered as the most accomplished landscape architect in U.S. history, the designer of great municipal parks and other landscapes. He also was a key figure in the nation’s most significant early examples of scenic preservation. These endeavors were not mutually exclusive, and in fact park design and scenic preservation were […]

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NEW FILM UNDER WAY FROM LALH/HOTT PRODUCTIONS!

Thursday, March 5, 2015 | Posted by

California modernist Ruth Shellhorn (1909–2006) was one of the region’s most prolific and talented practitioners. Establishing her practice during the Depression, Shellhorn is perhaps best remembered for her Bullock’s department stores that defined a new post-war shopping experience of luxury and leisure. In 1955 Shellhorn was hired to create a plan and plantings for Disneyland, […]

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