Drawing by Lawrence Halprin, detail



•   Henry Shaw’s Victorian Landscapes by Carol Grove traces the story of Englishman Henry Shaw, who created a world-famous botanical garden in St. Louis and then turned his fortune to creating Tower Grove Park. 

•   In preservation news: recent activity at Missouri Botanical Garden and Tower Grove Park; the story of a Fletcher Steele garden in Milton, MA, recently saved from development; Indianapolis park and boulevard system by George Kessler; and the discovery of a Jens Jensen landscape in Indianapolis.