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August

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.

December

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.

Arnold Arboretum
Hunnewell Building
Lecture at 6:00 pm; Reception to follow
Free but registration requested. Seating is limited
Register online or call 617-384-5277.

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.

2015

January

Online launch of Community by Design, the new film from LALH.

April

Publication of John Nolen, Landscape Architect and City Planner by R. Bruce Stephenson

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