Drawing by Lawrence Halprin, detail



•   In his new book The Greatest Beach, landscape historian Ethan Carr reflects on “Thoreau, Landscape Character, and an Unprecedented Experiment on Cape Cod.”

•   Carol Grove introduces readers to the Kansas City father-and-son firm in her new book, Hare & Hare, Landscape Architects and City Planners.

•   David Kamp, founder of Dirtworks, describes his career promoting well-being through design with nature.

•   Archivist Jane Verostek of ESF SUNY writes about the Fletcher Steele digital archive project.

•   LALH author Judith B. Tankard shares preservation stories from her new book Ellen Shipman and the American Garden.

•   Former lawyer and amateur historian John K. Notz Jr. of Chicago is named 2018 LALH Preservation Hero, profiled here by David Masello.

•   John K. Notz writes about the elusive landscape architectural career of William Le Baron Jenney.

•   LALH author William O’Brien leads Carolyn Finney, Wairimū Njambi, and Audrey Peterman in a discussion of race and parks.