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LALH AND NYBG COSPONSOR EARTH DAY FILM SCREENING

Monday, January 12, 2015 | Posted by

In celebration of Earth Day, the New York Botanical Garden and LALH are offering a screening of the award-winning documentary film Jens Jensen: The Living Green. A pioneering conservationist, Danish-born Jens Jensen rose from street sweeper to become the “dean of landscape architects.” Following the film, Darrel Morrison, FASLA, will moderate a panel discussion featuring […]

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LALH, UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA PRESS TO PUBLISH SERIES TOGETHER

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 | Posted by

LALH is pleased to announce a new publishing partnership with University of Georgia Press, in Athens, Ga., which will be home to the LALH Critical Studies in the History of Environmental Design series. According to UGA Press director Lisa Bayer, “This relationship is a natural outgrowth of the Press’s strong list in natural history and the environment, […]

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VIEW IS OUT

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 | Posted by

Just in time for beach reading, the 2014 issue of VIEW has landed in the mailboxes of LALH members. Topics in the new issue range from the academic value of landscape history to John Nolen’s legacy for New Urbanist planners. Because LALH shares each issue with organizations whose interests are reflected in the contents, members […]

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2014 PRESERVATION HERO

Thursday, May 22, 2014 | Posted by

LALH has named Craig Barrow III of Savannah, Georgia, the 2014 Preservation Hero. “In his conscientious stewardship of his ancestral property, Wormsloe, Craig has demonstrated extraordinary respect for history as well as future generations,” said LALH Executive Director Robin Karson. Barrow said he was “overwhelmed by this honor.” Read the full profile of Barrow here or in […]

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WISTARIAHURST TO HOST A GENIUS FOR PLACE PANEL EXHIBITION

Thursday, April 3, 2014 | Posted by

On Sunday, May 18, the LALH panel exhibition, A Genius for Place, opens at Wistariahurst historic house museum (238 Cabot St.) in Holyoke, Mass., with a public reception at 1:00 p.m. The show runs through August 18 and is open to the public during the museum’s regular visitor hours. Visit the Wistariahurst website or call 413-322-5660.

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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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NEW PANEL EXHIBITION OPENS AT UMASS AMHERST

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 | Posted by

In February, the LALH traveling exhibition, A Genius for Place, makes its debut in a new format of free-standing panels at the W. E. B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst. The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, runs from February 3 through May 10. A public opening reception on March 5, […]

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LALH LAUNCHES BOOK CATALOG

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 | Posted by

The first issue of the LALH catalog is now available. Look for a new issue each spring and fall on the books page.

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REFLECTIONS ON OUR 20TH

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 | Posted by

The morning after celebrating LALH’s twentieth anniversary at the Boston Athenaeum, we found ourselves standing in the Dell of Mount Auburn Cemetery, under a soft, dark October sky. At that moment, at least to me, it felt that the very roots of LALH could be traced back to this silent and moving place. Mount Auburn, […]

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WELCOME TO THE LALH BLOG

Monday, October 8, 2012 | Posted by

Welcome to the new LALH blog, featuring a rotating cast of practitioners and landscape historians. Please feel free to add your comments. Renowned landscape architect, Patricia M. O’Donnell, FASLA, AICP, ICOMOS, IFLA, and principal of Heritage Landscapes LLC, Preservation  blogs about her thoughts and discoveries as she works at Manitoga in Garrison, New York. Landscape […]

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