VIEW, Summer 2016,
Number 16

A few highlights:

  • Kelly Comras describes her experience securing the Ruth Shellhorn papers in the Department of Special Collections at UCLA’s Charles E. Young Research Library.
  • The landscape architecture firm Mia Lehrer and Associates is profiled by Sarah Allaback, who describes the Southern California firm’s unique focus on community advocacy in the Los Angeles region.
  • Robin Karson writes on Warren H. Manning, the first landscape practitioner to establish a national practice based on principles of environmental design and the subject of LALH’s forthcoming book Warren H. Manning, Landscape Architect and Environmental Planner.
  • Darrel Morrison tells the story of the Stella Niagara Preserve, a twenty-nine acre parcel on the eastern border of the Niagara River stewarded by the Western New York Land Conservancy.
  • LALH introduces its 2016 Preservation Heroes: Jean and Scott Peterson, stewards of Tranquillity Farm in Middlebury, Connecticut.
  • The James Rose Center for Landscape Architectural Research and Design is featured in a preservation profile describing the unique challenge of “maintaining change.”
  • Francis R. Kowsky traces the legacy of Andrew Jackson Downing from Highland Gardens, his home and office in Newburgh, to Fairsted, the Olmsted office in Brookline.


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