Honors & Awards
2005 THE LAGASSE MEDALS Recipient ( Non-Landscape Architect Category )
Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, Hon. ASLA
2005

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The LaGasse Medal, Non-Landscape Architect category, recognizes individuals who have made notable contributions to the management and conservancy of natural resources and/or public lands. The recipient must possess a minimum of five years in a position directly responsible for managing natural resources or public lands.

 Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, Honorary ASLA founded the Central Park Conservancy and served as its first president to bring citizen support to the restoration and renewed management of Central Park. A resident of New York since 1964, Ms. Rogers is the first person to hold the title Central Park Administrator. In 1996, she formed Cityscape Institute, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to assisting citizens and public officials in the improvement of public places. In April 2001, she initiated a new program in Garden History and Landscape Studies at Bard Graduate Center, sharing her commitment to protecting and promoting Central Park and other public spaces and landscapes.

Read the nomination letter from Alexander F. Kurnicki, ASLA, and support letters from Adrian Benepe, Amy L. Freitag, and Nicholas Quennell, FASLA.

Representative Works


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Harlem Meer before
Photo: Sara Cedar Miller/Central Park Conservancy

 


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Harlem Meer after
Photo: Sara Cedar Miller/Central Park Conservancy


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Great Lawn before
Photo: Sara Cedar Miller/Central Park Conservancy

 


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Great Lawn after
Photo: Sara Cedar Miller/Central Park Conservancy


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Sheep Meadow before
Photo: Sara Cedar Miller/Central Park Conservancy

 


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Sheep Meadow after
Photo: Sara Cedar Miller/Central Park Conservancy