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YOU DID IT! ONLINE FILM FUND RAISER MEETS GOALS

Thursday, October 2, 2014 | Posted by

In early September, LALH asked members and supporters to help fund a new LALH film, Community by Design: The Olmsted Firm and the Development of Brookline, Massachusetts. There was only one hitch:  we needed to raise $10,000 within 30 days. With your help, we made our goal. Thank you! Dozens of private contributors, in addition […]

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FRICK FRACAS: PRESERVATION GROUP FORMS TO SAVE RUSSELL PAGE GARDEN

Thursday, September 25, 2014 | Posted by

An ad hoc preservation group, “Unite to Save the Frick,” is organizing to protest a proposed expansion of the Frick Collection, an art museum on Manhattan’s East side, that would destroy the museum’s intimate proportions, alter the visitor experience, and demolish a beloved garden. Known as the 70th Street Garden, the city’s only work by […]

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PANEL EXHIBITION OPENS IN NEW VENUE

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 | Posted by

The LALH panel exhibition, A Genius for Place, opened at the Jones Library in Amherst, Massachusetts, in early September. About sixty people turned out for the opening public reception organized and hosted by the library staff. A brief program featured remarks by Executive Director Robin Karson. Joanna Ballantine of The Trustees of Reservations followed with […]

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IT’S HERE: ARTHUR A. SHURCLIFF AND THE CREATION OF THE COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG LANDSCAPE

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 | Posted by

LALH and the University of Massachusetts Press are pleased to announce the publication of Elizabeth Hope Cushing’s richly illustrated biography of landscape architect and planner Arthur Asahel Shurcliff (1870–1957). Cushing’s authoritative new book illuminates how Shurcliff’s early years in Boston, his training, his early design and planning work, and his experience creating an Arts and Crafts style summer compound […]

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LALH AT MARSH-BILLINGS-ROCKEFELLER NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK

Thursday, July 17, 2014 | Posted by

LALH is in Woodstock, Vermont, at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park this week, with landscape photographer Carol Betsch, taking photographs for the forthcoming “100 Years of Design on the Land,” an exhibition of forty-five photographs from LALH books: December 15, 2014–March 6, 2015, 1285 Gallery, 1285 Avenue of the Americas, New York City. The park encompasses […]

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JAMES ROSE CENTER HOSTS SUBURBIA TRANSFORMED 3.0

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 | Posted by

“One Garden at a Time: Exploring the Aesthetics of Landscape Experience in an Age of Sustainability” was the theme of this competition for landscape architects, designers, and students sponsored by the James Rose Center for Landscape Architectural Research and Design in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Winning designs by three students and six professionals flow loosely from the modernist […]

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A GENIUS FOR PLACE EXHIBITION ON THE MOVE

Thursday, July 10, 2014 | Posted by

The LALH touring panel exhibition, A Genius for Place, opens at the Jones Library, Amherst, Mass., with a public reception on Thursday, September 4 at 6:30 p.m. LALH Executive Director Robin Karson will introduce the short documentary film Fletcher Steele and Naumkeag: A Playground of the Imagination at 7 p.m. A Genius for Place runs through September 28 and is open to […]

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COMING NEXT MONTH: ARTHUR A. SHURCLIFF AND THE CREATION OF THE COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG LANDSCAPE

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 | Posted by

Arthur Asahel Shurcliff (1870–1957) worked in the office of Frederick Law Olmsted in Brookline, Massachusetts, for more than seven years before establishing a regional practice. An idiosyncratic and brilliant designer, Shurcliff prepared plans for towns surrounding Boston and for several industrial communities. He designed recreational spaces in and around Boston, including significant aspects of the Franklin Park Zoo […]

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SPRING/SUMMER CATALOG ONLINE

Monday, July 7, 2014 | Posted by

The 2014 spring/summer issue of the LALH catalog is now available. Look for a new issue each spring and fall on the books page.

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VIEW IS OUT

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 | Posted by

Just in time for beach reading, the 2014 issue of VIEW has landed in the mailboxes of LALH members. Topics in the new issue range from the academic value of landscape history to John Nolen’s legacy for New Urbanist planners. Because LALH shares each issue with organizations whose interests are reflected in the contents, members […]

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YOU DID IT! ONLINE FILM FUND RAISER MEETS GOALS

FRICK FRACAS: PRESERVATION GROUP FORMS TO SAVE RUSSELL PAGE GARDEN

PANEL EXHIBITION OPENS IN NEW VENUE

IT’S HERE: ARTHUR A. SHURCLIFF AND THE CREATION OF THE COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG LANDSCAPE

LALH AT MARSH-BILLINGS-ROCKEFELLER NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK

JAMES ROSE CENTER HOSTS SUBURBIA TRANSFORMED 3.0

A GENIUS FOR PLACE EXHIBITION ON THE MOVE

COMING NEXT MONTH: ARTHUR A. SHURCLIFF AND THE CREATION OF THE COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG LANDSCAPE

SPRING/SUMMER CATALOG ONLINE

VIEW IS OUT


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