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Banner photo credit: Spring tulips in the North Garden. Courtesy Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. 

ARTHUR A. SHURCLIFF GETS A JACKET

Monday, April 14, 2014 | Posted by

The jacket design for the forthcoming book Arthur A. Shurcliff:  Design, Preservation, and the Creation of the Colonial Williamsburg Landscape by Elizabeth Hope Cushing is now off the drawing board. Scroll down to read an excerpt from the introduction. “The first formally trained generation of American landscape architects emerged in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, […]

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MANY WAYS TO CELEBRATE OLMSTED IN APRIL

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 | Posted by

In much of the country April marks the real start of spring, when many city dwellers most appreciate their parks. The timing is perfect to celebrate Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of American landscape architecture and the parks movement in particular, who was born on April 26, 1822. Throughout the country (and in Montreal), Olmsted parks […]

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WISTARIAHURST TO HOST A GENIUS FOR PLACE PANEL EXHIBITION

Thursday, April 3, 2014 | Posted by

On Saturday, May 24, the LALH panel exhibition, A Genius for Place, opens at Wistariahurst historic house museum (238 Cabot St.) in Holyoke, Mass. The show runs through August 24 and is open to the public during the museum’s regular visitor hours. Visit the Wistariahurst website or call 413-322-5660. Tweet

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FOR LALH, A PRODUCTIVE SEASON

Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Posted by

Long, cold winters can be great incubators of indoor projects. Such was the case for LALH: • Authors and editors will soon send two new books to press, John Nolen, Landscape Architect and City Planner by R. Bruce Stephenson, and Arthur A. Shurcliff: Design, Preservation, and the Creation of the Colonial Williamsburg Landscape by Elizabeth […]

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COMING SOON: MORE CHOICES FOR LALH MEMBERS

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 | Posted by

This spring LALH will unveil a new, multi-tiered membership program with distinct benefits for members at each level. As an educational and charitable nonprofit, LALH relies on members and donors, rather than sales revenues, to support its books, exhibitions, and films and share them with a broad public.  Information about the new membership program will […]

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OLMSTED DOCUMENTARY PREMIERES IN MASSACHUSETTS

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 | Posted by

Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America, a long-awaited documentary about America’s most influential landscape architect, premieres next month in Olmsted’s adopted home state of Massachusetts. LALH Executive Director Robin Karson and LALH Vice President Ethan Carr consulted on the one-hour film for filmmakers Larry Hott and Diane Garey of Florentine Films/Hott Productions, which coproduced it with […]

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FULL CIRCLE: UGA HOSTS LALH EXHIBITION

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 | Posted by

From March 20 to April 28, the University of Georgia hosts a new LALH exhibition, Writing the Landscape: Books, Films, and Exhibits from the Library of American Landscape History. On view at the Circle Gallery, College of Environment + Design in Athens, the exhibition constitutes an LALH retrospective of sorts, featuring highlights from the body of work […]

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BEST PLANNED CITY PHOTO EXHIBITION BY ANDY OLENICK

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 | Posted by

An exhibition of photographs by Andy Olenick, runs through April 30 at the Buffalo Niagara Visitor Center in the Market Arcade (617 Main St.). The show features photos of Buffalo’s Olmsted park system and other projects in the city that Olmsted and his associates designed. For more information call 716-852-2356 or click on visitbuffaloniagara.com. Olenick’s photographs appear in […]

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NEW YEAR, NEW WORKS FROM LALH

Thursday, January 23, 2014 | Posted by

LALH has two new books and a new film in development, slated for release in 2014—watch the lalh.org/blog for dates: Arthur A. Shurcliff:  Design, Preservation, and the Creation of the Colonial Williamsburg Landscape, a book by Elizabeth Hope Cushing, examines how various influences on landscape architect Arthur A. Shurcliff (1870–1957)—his early years in Boston, his training, and […]

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LALH BOOKS WIN FLS AWARDS

Thursday, January 23, 2014 | Posted by

Two LALH books—one recently published and one forthcoming—received awards from the Foundation for Landscape Studies: The Best Planned City in the World: Olmsted, Vaux, and the Buffalo Park System (2013) by Francis R. Kowsky, was recognized with the FLS J. B. Jackson Book Prize. Past recipients of the prestigious prize include Mission 66 and A […]

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ARTHUR A. SHURCLIFF GETS A JACKET

MANY WAYS TO CELEBRATE OLMSTED IN APRIL

WISTARIAHURST TO HOST A GENIUS FOR PLACE PANEL EXHIBITION

FOR LALH, A PRODUCTIVE SEASON

COMING SOON: MORE CHOICES FOR LALH MEMBERS

OLMSTED DOCUMENTARY PREMIERES IN MASSACHUSETTS

FULL CIRCLE: UGA HOSTS LALH EXHIBITION

BEST PLANNED CITY PHOTO EXHIBITION BY ANDY OLENICK

NEW YEAR, NEW WORKS FROM LALH

LALH BOOKS WIN FLS AWARDS


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