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LALH Names 2013 Preservation Hero

Monday, July 15, 2013 | Posted by

LALH Names 2013 Preservation Hero “For working to restore the Olmsted and Vaux park system in Buffalo, N.Y., during trying times . . . . For understanding that parks remain crucial to human well-being in urban life . . . . For using restored parks to bring back neighborhood pride and civic involvement . . […]

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Buffalo Celebrates New LALH Book in Gala Style

Monday, July 15, 2013 | Posted by

Buffalo Celebrates New LALH Book in Gala Style The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy’s annual summer gala included the launch of the new LALH book, The Best Planned City in the World. Author Francis R. Kowsky signed copies and greeted fellow Buffalonians. Best Planned City is the first title in the LALH series Designing the American Park. […]

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Register Now for “Masters of Modern Landscape Architecture” Conference

Monday, July 15, 2013 | Posted by

Register Now for “Masters of Modern Landscape Architecture” Conference Whether they created public plazas or private retreats, each of the eight landscape architects featured in the upcoming LALH conference, “Masters of Modern Landscape Design” asserted a distinct artistic vision. What they shared, from Dan Kiley and Garrett Eckbo to Ruth Shellhorn and Lawrence Halprin, was […]

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John T. Whatley Joins LALH Board of Directors

Monday, July 15, 2013 | Posted by

John T. Whatley Joins LALH Board of Directors Moved by the sharp decline in honeybee populations, John T. “Ted” Whatley recently took up bee keeping in his garden in Austin, Texas. “There is so much to learn,” he says. It is a statement that those who spend time in Whatley’s company hear often. This spring, […]

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New VIEW Covers More Ground

Monday, July 15, 2013 | Posted by

New VIEW Covers More Ground The LALH annual magazine, VIEW, landed on subscribers’ doorsteps in early July, and readers are already sending compliments. “SUPERLATIVE does not suffice,” a reader in Mississippi writes. “Best VIEW ever? Best VIEW yet?”This year’s issue not only contains more pages with elegant images and articles by practitioners as well as […]

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Explore Browning Ranch at lalh.org

Monday, July 15, 2013 | Posted by

Explore Browning Ranch at lalh.org “This is one of my favorite places,” says Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, bending to dip her hand in a spring welling up from an unseen limestone cavern beneath the parched soil of Texas’s Hill Country. “I used to come here when I was a little girl and sit for hours.” In […]

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MEDIA KIT: Masters of Modern Landscape Design

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 | Posted by

September Conference Celebrates Masters of Modern Landscape Design Indianapolis Museum of Art, September 28-29, 2013 Whether they created public plazas or private retreats, each of the eight landscape architects featured in the upcoming LALH conference “Masters of Modern Landscape Design” asserted a distinct artistic vision. What they shared, from Dan Kiley and Garrett Eckbo to […]

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Thomas Herrera-Mishler, Buffalo, New York (2013)

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 | Posted by

Thomas Herrera-Mishler, Buffalo, New York (2013) “Buffalo has been such a discovery,” says Mexican-born landscape architect Thomas Herrera-Mishler five years after moving with his family, from Wellesley, Massachusetts, to work for the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy. “It has turned out to be such an interesting place, with so much to offer,” says Herrera-Mishler, who is […]

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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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