Archive for April, 2018

JOIN THE CAMPAIGN TO PUBLISH A GROUNDBREAKING BOOK ABOUT CAPE COD NATIONAL SEASHORE

Sunday, April 8, 2018 | Posted by

In The Greatest Beach: A History of the Cape Cod National Seashore, award-winning historian Ethan Carr tells the story of how a new model for landscape stewardship on Cape Cod transformed the course of land conservation in America. Please help us raise $25,000 by donating today!  

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JAMES ROSE EXHIBITION OPENS

Sunday, April 8, 2018 | Posted by

James Rose: The Mid-Century Experience, an exhibition based on the LALH book, is on display at the Circle Gallery, College of Environmental Design, University of Georgia, until April 27.    

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LALH BOOKS WIN PRIZES

Sunday, April 8, 2018 | Posted by

The Foundation for Landscape Studies has awarded the J. B. Jackson Book Prize to James Rose by Dean Cardasis and Lawrence Halprin by Kenneth Helphand, the second and third volumes of the Masters of Modern Landscape Design series, and to Warren H. Manning, Landscape Architect and Environmental Planner,  edited by Robin Karson, Jane Roy Brown, and Sarah Allaback, Warren H. Manning has […]

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LALH DONATES LOCKWOOD DE FOREST FAMILY PAPERS TO THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA

Sunday, April 8, 2018 | Posted by

Thanks to generous LALH supporters, funds were raised to purchase the family papers of Lockwood and Elizabeth de Forest. The archive was recently donated to the Architecture and Design Archives at University of California Santa Barbara, significantly expanding the collection. “Thanks to the Library of American Landscape History and their successful fundraising campaign, scholars and […]

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The Greatest Beach: A History of Cape Cod National Seashore

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 | Posted by

The Greatest Beach: A History of Cape Cod National Seashore Ethan Carr Forthcoming 2018         A volume in the series Designing the American Park In the mid-nineteenth century, Thoreau recognized the importance of preserving the complex and fragile landscape of Cape Cod, with its weathered windmills, expansive beaches, dunes, wetlands, and harbors, […]

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Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, Jacksonville, Florida

Monday, April 2, 2018 | Posted by

Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens Jacksonville, Florida In 1999, just after finishing my term as chair of the American Horticultural Society and moving to Florida, Robin Karson gave me a copy of The Gardens of Ellen Biddle Shipman. I was surprised to find Arthur Cummer, once a prominent resident of Jacksonville, on the client […]

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