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Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America

Photography and Design in Olmsted’s Boston Parks

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Olmsted’s before and after photographs of construction of the Emerald Necklace in Boston demonstrated how the system was completely engineered. The Olmsted office documented the changes over time, showing how the artful arrangement of plantings and stone transformed the landscape from a construction site to a magnificent park.

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Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America

Buffalo's Richardson Olmsted Complex

The Richardson Olmsted Complex was designed by architect H.H. Richardson an Olmsted ally.

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Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America

The Best Planned City in the World

Developing the nation’s first park system and creating a park at Niagara Falls, NY.

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Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America

Frederick Law Olmsted - Preview

Premieres Friday, June 20, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.

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