WNED PBS History

Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing Western New York

Special | 26m 40s | Video has closed captioning.

Exploring the role of Frederick Law Olmsted in the Buffalo parks system and his work with the Free Niagara Movement. The Buffalo park system is the oldest integrated system in America and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. To Olmsted, a park was both a work of art and a necessity for urban life.

Aired: 05/04/15

Rating: TV-G

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WNED PBS History is a local public television program presented by WNED PBS.

This program has been made possible by the Margaret L. Wendt Foundation.