Wednesday, August 20
Publication of Arthur A. Shurcliff: Design, Preservation, and the Creation of the Colonial Williamsburg Landscape by Elizabeth Hope Cushing. Order a copy here.
Wednesday, December 3
Boston, Mass., 6:00 p.m. “Arthur Shurcliff: From Boston to Colonial Williamsburg,” a lecture by Elizabeth Hope Cushing, author of Arthur A. Shurcliff: Design, Preservation, and the Creation of the Colonial Williamsburg Landscape. In 1928, the landscape architect and preservationist Arthur A. Shurcliff began what became one of the most important examples of the American Colonial Revival landscape—Colonial Williamsburg. Cushing will also speak about Shurcliff’s early work in Boston and Ipswich.
Co-sponsored by the Library of American Landscape History, Boston Society of Landscape Architects, Friends of Fairsted, the Esplanade Association, and the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University.
Monday, December 15
New York, N.Y., 6 p.m. 100 Years of Design on the Land, a new LALH exhibition, opens with a free public reception at 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery (between 51st and 52d Sts.) Contemporary photographs of ten important American places tell a unique story of the nation’s complex beliefs and aspirations. The show runs through Friday, March 6, 2015.
Online launch of Community by Design, the new film from LALH.
Publication of John Nolen, Landscape Architect and City Planner by R. Bruce Stephenson