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HELP US SAFEGUARD THE LOCKWOOD DE FOREST JR. ARCHIVE

Sunday, September 10, 2017 | Posted by

LALH is turning to its members and friends for help in raising $25,000 to purchase the de Forest family archive, which we will then donate to the Architecture and Design Collection at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Comprehensive archives such as those at UCSB play a key role in the scholarship that supports LALH […]

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PRESERVATION HEROES: BETTY AND ROBERT BALENTINE

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 | Posted by

LALH honors Betty and Robert Balentine, our 2017 Preservation Heroes, for their steadfast, generous philanthropic and intellectual commitment to excellence in landscape stewardship, design, and horticultural research. In 2002, the Balentines established the Southern Highlands Reserve at Lake Toxaway, North Carolina, with a mission of sustaining a rare ecosystem. Today a twenty-acre garden is surrounded […]

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LANDSCAPES OF EXCLUSION WINS AWARD OF MERIT

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 | Posted by

Landscapes of Exclusion: State Parks and Jim Crow in the American South by William E. O’Brien has received an Award of Merit from the American Association for State and Local History. The AASLH Leadership in History Awards, now in its 72nd year, is the most prestigious recognition for achievement in the preservation and interpretation of […]

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ORDER LALH BOOKS FROM OUR SPRING/SUMMER 2017 ONLINE CATALOG

Tuesday, August 15, 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.

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VIEW: 25TH ANNIVERSARY ISSUE

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 | Posted by

VIEW 2017 will arrive in the mailboxes of LALH members this summer. This special twenty-fifth anniversary issue includes articles on the garden designs of Warren H. Manning and the contemporary practitioner Laurie Olin, Betty and Robert Balentine and the Southern Highlands Reserve, Preservation Legacy honoree Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, the impact of LALH books on beloved […]

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TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF LALH

Monday, August 14, 2017 | Posted by

Since 1992, LALH has carried out its mission of educating the public and motivating stewardship of significant places. Thank you to our members and to the many organizations that have supported us over the last twenty-five years. Thank you for helping us become the leading publisher of books that advance the study and practice of […]

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JOHN NOLEN, LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT AND CITY PLANNER GETS RAVE REVIEW

Monday, March 13, 2017 | Posted by

“Stephenson offers a richly developed biographical portrait of Nolen interwoven with a detailed discussion of his numerous planning projects. . . . The epilogue nicely ties Nolen’s work to current trends in the practice of city planning. The numerous color photographs make the book a visual delight and the excellent index makes referencing the book […]

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FLETCHER STEELE ARCHIVE ONLINE RESOURCES AVAILABLE

Monday, March 13, 2017 | Posted by

Jane Verostek, who oversees the Fletcher Steele Archives at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, recently completed an online finding aid for the collection. In addition to an inventory of the Moon Library’s extensive holdings, researchers will find a timeline of Steele’s life, digital photographs, and links to other archival sources.   http://libguides.esf.edu/steele For […]

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LANDSCAPES OF EXCLUSION WINS PRESTIGIOUS J. B. JACKSON AWARD

Monday, March 13, 2017 | Posted by

The Foundation for Landscape Studies has awarded the John Brinckerhoff Jackson Book Prize to Landscapes of Exclusion: State Parks and Jim Crow in the American South by William E. O’Brien! “O’Brien has completed a remarkable work of scholarship in landscape history that makes it possible for us, finally, to understand this formerly obscured, but clearly […]

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NEW RELEASE: JAMES ROSE

Monday, March 13, 2017 | Posted by

LALH and the University of Georgia Press are pleased to announce the publication of James Rose by Dean Cardasis, the second volume in the Masters of Modern Landscape Design series. “This is the book that the history of a half cen­tury of American landscape architecture is missing. We all owe a great debt to Dean […]

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HELP US SAFEGUARD THE LOCKWOOD DE FOREST JR. ARCHIVE

PRESERVATION HEROES: BETTY AND ROBERT BALENTINE

LANDSCAPES OF EXCLUSION WINS AWARD OF MERIT

ORDER LALH BOOKS FROM OUR SPRING/SUMMER 2017 ONLINE CATALOG

VIEW: 25TH ANNIVERSARY ISSUE

TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF LALH

JOHN NOLEN, LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT AND CITY PLANNER GETS RAVE REVIEW

FLETCHER STEELE ARCHIVE ONLINE RESOURCES AVAILABLE

LANDSCAPES OF EXCLUSION WINS PRESTIGIOUS J. B. JACKSON AWARD

NEW RELEASE: JAMES ROSE


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