Thank You to Our 2022 Gala Host Committee

We want to extend a big thank you to our Fall In Love With The Park Gala Host Committee. Please join us on Friday, Sept. 23 at 7pm to celebrate the conservation of Olmsted Linear Park. 2022 Host Committee OLMSTED 200 Melissa & Daniel Berlin Drs. Ann & Frank Critz […]

OLPA Joins Olmsted 200 Campaign as a Celebration Partner

Olmsted Linear Park Alliance (OLPA) is a proud celebration partner of the Olmsted 200 campaign, a nationwide celebration honoring the Bicentennial of the birth of Frederick Law Olmsted (FLO) in 2022.  Olmsted is the famed 19th-century author, public official, urban planner and founder of American landscape architecture whose vision of […]

New York Times: Olmsted’s Enduring Gift

View this beautiful photo essay in the New York Times celebrating Olmsted’s 200 birthday. Deepdene is a featured location. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2022/04/22/us/frederick-law-olmsted-american-parks.html?searchResultPosition=1

Olmsted Insider

February 2022 Olmsted 200’s theme of “Parks for All People” is an important lens to use as we think about both the past and the future. Olmsted spent some of his earliest years reporting on the Civil War for The New York Times. Stationed in the South, Olmsted saw first-hand […]

“Olmsted 200: Parks for All People” Unites 120+ Organizations To Advocate for American Parks and Open Space, Marking Bicentennial of Frederick Law Olmsted’s Birth

Nationwide Events, Concerts, Celebrations, and Advocacy Campaigns Will Unfold Across America in 2022 WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — April 26, 2022, marks 200 years since the birth of American landscape architect and social reformer Frederick Law Olmsted, who championed the idea of public parks in the United States. In response, more than 120 organizations nationwide have […]