Drawing by Lawrence Halprin, detail



•   Kelly Comras, author of Ruth Shellhorn, the first volume in the Masters of Modern Landscape Design series, describes her campaign to save Shellhorn’s papers.  

•   The Los Angeles landscape architecture firm founded by Mia Lehrer is profiled by Sarah Allaback, who discusses the office’s unique focus on community advocacy in the region.

•   Robin Karson writes about the first landscape architect to establish a national practice based on principles of environmental design in Warren H. Manning, Landscape Architect and Environmental Planner.

•   Landscape architect Darrel Morrison tells the story of the Stella Niagara Preserve, a twenty-nine-acre parcel on the eastern border of the Niagara River.

•   The unique challenge of “maintaining change” at the James Rose Center  is featured in a preservation profile by Sarah Allaback.

•   Francis R. Kowsky traces the legacy of Andrew Jackson Downing, from Highland Gardens, his home and office in Newburgh, NY, to Fairsted, the Olmsted office in Brookline, MA.

•   Landscape historian James O’Day contributes a profile of Jean and Scott Peterson, 2016 LALH Preservation Heroes.