Frederick Law Olmsted is best known for designing landmarks like Central Park, the U.S. Capitol grounds, and Biltmore Estate. He also designed six linear parks along Ponce. Read more at: https://www.atlantamagazine.com/news-culture-articles/atlantas-greenest-parkway-is-more-relevant-than-ever/
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 […]
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
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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 […]
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 […]