Posts tagged “Buffalo”

BEST PLANNED CITY IN THE WORLD GETS A RAVE REVIEW

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 | Posted by

“Buffalo seemed to have a future without limit as its residents looked westward. To the east, of course, it was doomed always to play second fiddle to its cross-state rival, New York. But Buffalo’s leaders, particularly in the business community, made the best of the situation by carefully studying some of the breakthroughs coming out […]

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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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NOW SHOWING: THE BEST PLANNED CITY IN THE WORLD

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 | Posted by

The latest LALH film, The Best Planned City in the World: Olmsted, Vaux, and the Buffalo Park System, is now available online! Based on scholarship from Francis R. Kowsky’s book , the new film tells the story of the nation’s first park system. Like other films in the North America by Design series, The Best Planned City […]

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