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CAPE COD FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN SUCCESSFUL!

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 | Posted by

Generous supporters have donated $25,000 to publish The World’s Greatest Beach, A History of Cape Cod National Seashore by Ethan Carr. Thank you, LALH donors! Read more about the forthcoming book.  

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THE BEST PLANNED CITY, NOW IN PAPERBACK!

Monday, April 23, 2018 | Posted by

LALH and the University of Massachusetts Press announce the release of the new, paperback edition of The Best Planned City in the World: Olmsted, Vaux, and the Buffalo Park System by Francis R. Kowsky, a volume in the LALH series Designing the American Park. Order your copy!  

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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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ORDER LALH BOOKS FROM OUR FALL/WINTER 2017 ONLINE CATALOG!

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 | Posted by

The new catalog features forthcoming LALH titles as well as our backlist, with news of recent awards. Download the catalog from our website: http://lalh.org/books/

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ROBIN KARSON AWARDED HONORARY MEMBERSHIP IN ASLA

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 | Posted by

The American Society of Landscape Architects has recognized LALH founder and executive director Robin Karson with one of the highest honors the organization awards to those in allied professions. Through her founding of LALH, the nation’s only nonprofit dedicated to the publication of books on landscape architecture, and her own foundational scholarship, Karson has literally […]

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