Posts by Sarah Allaback

Sara Cedar Miller, New York (2020)

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 | Posted by

Sara Cedar Miller, New York (2020) For thirty-six years, Sara Cedar Miller has taken photographs of one of the great works of American art. Now the Central Park Conservancy’s historian emerita, she joined its staff as a photographer in 1984, when the park was at its nadir, and her images of the rampant destruction and […]

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Round House, Wilton, Connecticut

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 | Posted by

Round House, Wilton, Connecticut Ross! Ross!” Rea David called to her pet rooster in the chicken pen just down the slope from her house—and Ross immediately crowed an answer. A small flock of hens joined in, clucking happily at the sound of her voice. The house David called from, though, is no ordinary farmhouse. A […]

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VIEW Mails This Fall!

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 | Posted by

VIEW 2020 features articles about the designed meadows surrounding a mid-century house in Connecticut, teaching landscapes in Ann Arbor, Poughkeepsie, and Santa Barbara, and images of wild passages in NYC’s Central Park by acclaimed photographer Sara Cedar Miller. If you are not a member of LALH or your membership has lapsed, join now to receive […]

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Dan Kiley

Monday, May 18, 2020 | Posted by

Dan Kiley Jane Amidon University of Georgia Press in association with LALH Forthcoming  A volume in the Masters of Modern Landscape Design series       Visionary landscape architect and city planner, Dan Kiley (1912-2004) exerted a foundational, lasting influence on the shape of the American landscape in the second half of the twentieth century. […]

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NEW RELEASE: Robert Royston

Saturday, May 16, 2020 | Posted by

LALH and the University of Georgia Press are pleased to announce the publication of Robert Royston by Reuben M. Rainey and JC Miller, the fourth volume in the Masters of Modern Landscape Design series.  The first biography of the landscape architect Robert Royston (1918-2008) documents the life and work of a designer and teacher who […]

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NEW RELEASE: The Greatest Beach: A History of Cape Cod National Seashore

Saturday, May 16, 2020 | Posted by

LALH and the University of Georgia Press are pleased to announce the publication of The Greatest Beach: A History of Cape Cod National Seashore by Ethan Carr.  In the mid-nineteenth century, Thoreau recognized the importance of preserving the complex and fragile landscape of Cape Cod, with its weathered windmills, expansive beaches, dunes, wetlands, and harbors, […]

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NEW RELEASE: Hare & Hare, Landscape Architects and City Planners

Saturday, May 16, 2020 | Posted by

LALH and the University of Georgia Press are pleased to announce the publication of Hare & Hare, Landscape Architects and City Planners by Carol Grove and Cydney Millstein. When Sidney J. Hare (1860–1938) and S. Herbert Hare (1888–1960) launched their Kansas City firm in 1910, they founded what would become the most influential landscape architecture […]

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LALH AT MODERNISM WEEK IN PALM SPRINGS, FEBRUARY 13-23, 2020

Saturday, May 16, 2020 | Posted by

Four LALH Authors Featured in MW Landscape + Outdoor Living Program The American Garden at Midcentury In the 1930s, American landscape architects began experimenting with designs that would give their clients easy access to outdoor spaces where they could relax and socialize informally. Especially in California, these designs served as extensions of interior spaces. LALH […]

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Laurie Olin: Essays

Monday, May 11, 2020 | Posted by

Laurie Olin: Essays Laurie Olin Forthcoming Published by the Library of American Landscape History Cloth       One of the most renowned landscape architects in practice today, Laurie Olin has created designs for the grounds of the Washington Monument, the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden, and Bryant Park in New York City. His […]

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Marjorie Sewell Cautley, Landscape Architect for the Motor Age

Friday, May 8, 2020 | Posted by

Marjorie Sewell Cautley, Landscape Architect for the Motor Age Sarah Allaback Forthcoming Fall, 2021 Published by the Library of American Landscape History Cloth       Marjorie Sewell Cautley (1891–1954) was the first woman landscape architect to design state parks, the first to plan the landscape of a federally funded housing project, and the first […]

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