Drawing by Lawrence Halprin, detail



•   The roots of the profession and three new books in the ASLA Centennial Reprint Series: Country Life by Robert Morris Copeland, The Art of Landscape Architecture by Samuel Parsons Jr., and Landscape for Living by Garrett Eckbo.

•   Jane Roy Brown explores the design principles behind a psychiatric hospital campus in Sedro-Woolley, WA, designed by Olmsted Brothers, and landscape preservation at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock, VT.

•   Preservation at St. Nicholas Park in New York City, designed by Samuel Parsons Jr.

•   In “Modernism Unplugged,” Dean Cardasis reflects on James Rose’s melding of indoor and outdoor space.

•   Pennsylvania State University professor Michael Barton reveals how Warren H. Manning’s park system transformed Harrisburg.

•   Kellam de Forest is featured as the 2009 LALH Preservation Hero.