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WORMSLOE PLANTATION NAMED ONE OF “THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACES IN ALL 50 STATES”

Sunday, November 6, 2016 | Posted by

House Beautiful recently named Wormsloe Plantation, the ancestral home of LALH Preservation Hero Craig Barrow III, to its 2016 list of most beautiful places. Two years ago, LALH featured Wormsloe in a VIEWarticle honoring Barrow, who is also co-founder of the Wormsloe Institute for Environmental History. The historic plantation on the Isle of Hope near […]

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RUTH SHELLHORN: MIDCENTURY LANDSCAPE DESIGN IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WINS BEST FILM AWARD AT THE MODESTO ARCHITECTURE FESTIVAL

Sunday, November 6, 2016 | Posted by

The short documentary, based on the book by Kelly Comras and produced by LALH in association with Florentine Films/Hott Productions, won top honors at the 9th Annual Modesto Architecture Festival.  

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RUTH SHELLHORN WINS AWARD

Sunday, November 6, 2016 | Posted by

ASLA’s Southern California Chapter presented an honor award to Kelly Comras for Ruth Shellhorn (LALH 2016), the lead book in the LALH Masters of Modern Landscape Design series. The award ceremony was held at the Disney Grand California Hotel, near Disneyland, one of Shellhorn’s major landscape design projects.  

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FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN SUCCESSFUL.… LALH TO PUBLISH A NEW SHIPMAN EDITION

Sunday, November 6, 2016 | Posted by

In early September, LALH asked members to help fund a new edition of The Gardens of Ellen Biddle Shipman, one of our first books. Thanks to dozens of generous donors, we reached our goal of $15,000! The new edition will feature an expansive new design, many previously undocumented gardens, and new color photographs. Sure to […]

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ORDER LALH BOOKS FROM OUR FALL/WINTER 2016–2017 ONLINE CATALOG

Sunday, November 6, 2016 | 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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HELP US PUBLISH A NEW BOOK!

Thursday, September 8, 2016 | Posted by

HELP US PUBLISH A NEW BOOK! A New Edition of The Gardens of Ellen Biddle Shipman The revised edition of the 1997 classic work by Judith B. Tankard will cover newly discovered gardens, in a larger format with an expansive new design, illustrated with new color photographs. Read more. . . . Donations above $100 will […]

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NEW NATURE ARTICLE: “GENIUSES OF PLACE”

Thursday, August 4, 2016 | Posted by

LALH vice-president Ethan Carr celebrates the three hundredth anniversary of Capability Brown’s birth and the centenary of the National Park Service (with help from Frederick Law Olmsted) in an article exploring “the complex and evolving cultural construction of ‘nature,’ its representations, its manifestations and its benefits.” Read More      

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NEW EXHIBITION: “THE LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE OF HARE & HARE”

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 | Posted by

The father-and-son team of Sidney J. and S. Herbert Hare planned dozens of parks, residential grounds, and cities throughout the Midwest and beyond. A new exhibition at Ellis Library, University of Missouri, organized by LALH author Carol Grove, celebrates the significance of the Kansas-city based firm with material from the manuscript collection of the State […]

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SHIPMANIA!

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 | Posted by

When The Gardens of Ellen Biddle Shipman appeared in 1997, practically no one had heard of the Cornish-based garden designer, but soon “Shipmania” seized the landscape history world. Marveling at the impossibly lush flower borders of this self-taught practitioner–who was also a divorced mother of three–new audiences bought the book in droves. Long out of […]

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PRESERVATION HEROES: JEAN AND W. SCOTT PETERSON

Monday, August 1, 2016 | Posted by

When Jean and W. Scott Peterson purchased Tranquillity Farm in the 1980s, they understood that the Middlebury, Connecticut, property would be a challenge to steward, yet they appreciated the singular beauty of their twenty-five acres and all that it could become. Since then they have restored the ornamental farm’s rich cultural legacy, which includes designs […]

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WORMSLOE PLANTATION NAMED ONE OF “THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACES IN ALL 50 STATES”

RUTH SHELLHORN: MIDCENTURY LANDSCAPE DESIGN IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WINS BEST FILM AWARD AT THE MODESTO ARCHITECTURE FESTIVAL

RUTH SHELLHORN WINS AWARD

FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN SUCCESSFUL.… LALH TO PUBLISH A NEW SHIPMAN EDITION

ORDER LALH BOOKS FROM OUR FALL/WINTER 2016–2017 ONLINE CATALOG

HELP US PUBLISH A NEW BOOK!

NEW NATURE ARTICLE: “GENIUSES OF PLACE”

NEW EXHIBITION: “THE LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE OF HARE & HARE”

SHIPMANIA!

PRESERVATION HEROES: JEAN AND W. SCOTT PETERSON


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