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Media Mentions from All Over

SF 1st Stop for Exhibition of Lawrence Halprin Photos
San Francisco Chronicle
“An exhibition of contemporary photographs that trace the 60-year career of legendary Bay Area landscape architect Lawrence Halprin will go on a national tour — with San Francisco as the first stop.”

Medical Offices, Apartments in the Works for $60M Mixed-use Project in Maitland
Orlando Business Journal
“Hite+Partners Inc. is the landscape architect.”

Phoenix Community Garden to Close After Silence From Feds
Arizona Republic
“The landscape architect who designed the original PHX Renews project will help develop a plan to include shipping containers, garden beds and a solar house designed by Arizona State University, [Tom] Waldeck said.”

The Feminist Terrier Pawing Her Way to the Top of the Westminster Dog Show
“I'm here to see Fanny, a two-year-old Border Terrier, and her owner Georgia Waltzer, a sharply dressed red-headed former landscape architect turned dog show mom.”

Architect Wants Haymarket Plaza to Be 'Remarkable'
Leader-Telegram (Eau Claire, Wisconsin)
“‘We want to make this space something remarkable, a space that is special and unlike any other downtown in Wisconsin,’ said Garret Perry, a landscape architect with Madison-based Design Studio ETC, which is designing the site along with Ayres Associates of Eau Claire.”

Landscape Architect, NT Resident Receives Award
Ken-Ton-Bee (Western New York)
“North Tonawanda resident Joy Kuebler, founding principal of Joy Kuebler Landscape Architect, PC, has received the 2016 Ellen Shipman Distinguished Private Practitioner Award from the American Society of Landscape Architects/ New York Upstate Chapter.”

Reasons I Love Chicago (That Didn’t Make the List)
Chicago Magazine
“Yesterday we published our list of reasons to love Chicago. Two are mine, about sewers and landscape architecture; several are so close to my heart that I had to check that I didn’t write them, like our social-science research, the city flag as design (AMA), the still-underrated landscape architect Jens Jensen, Javy Baez’s tags, and the Empty Bottle (best show I’ve ever seen: the Mountain Goats, February 2004, We Shall All Be Healed Tour).”

Former Home of 'Dick Van Dyke Show's' Ann Guilbert Sells in Pacific Palisades
Los Angeles Times
“The tree-topped setting was designed by noted landscape architect/designer Cleo Baldon and her partner, horticulturist Sid Galper.”

From the Community: Jim Boan to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award and Mir Ali to Receive Business Leadership Award
Chicago Tribune
“After receiving his Bachelor's Degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Illinois, Jim worked with the Bolingbrook Park District from 1973-1984, where he started as the Superintendent of Parks and advanced to Director of the District.”

Brackenridge Park to Draw National Attention at March 3 Conference
Rivard Report (San Antonio, Texas)
“Leading with Landscape III: Renewing San Antonio’s Brackenridge Park will feature nationally prominent landscape architects and allied professionals who have worked on major projects in Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Toronto and elsewhere, along with Mayor Ivy R. Taylor and other city officials and stakeholders.”

Arts Events
Herald-Tribune (Sarasota, Florida)
“CENTER FOR ARCHITECTURE: On display through March 10, "Public Architecture: Architecture in the Public Realm" exhibit showcasing public projects by regional architects and landscape architects.”

Laguna Beach - a City Shaped by Its Landscape - Recognized as National Landmark
The Orange County Register
“Ann Christoph, a local landscape architect, has always known that this art-inspired town – known for its breathtaking ocean cliffs and sweeping canyons – was special.”

Funding for Next Phase of State Street Revitalization Project Coming Up in March
The Republic (Columbus, Indiana)
“The second phase also calls for planned green spaces with public gathering areas and benches at Indiana Avenue and Stadler Drive, said Christine Eaton, a landscape architect and project manager with Indianapolis-based Browning, Day, Mullins and Dierdorf.”

Why Related Companies Is One of the Most Innovative Companies of 2017
Fast Company
Landscape architecture firm Nelson Byrd Woltz is developing a soil structure deep enough to accommodate full-scale trees—an expensive investment given the site’s position above active rail yards.”

Planning Board Holds Public Hearing Feb. 16 on American Boathouse Zoning Change
The Courier-Gazette and Camden Herald (Rockland, Maine)
“Attorney Rendle Jones and landscape architect Stephen Mohr representing potential buyer Cynthia Reed of Camden explained the project involves a complete historic restoration of the building exterior, construction of a residence extending from Atlantic Street towards the harbor side of the building, and boat storage at ground level on the harbor side.”

Newsmaker of the Week: 200 Laurel St.
Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
“The developer, Prescott Bailey, welcomed Jeffrey Carbo Landscape Architects to the first floor of the three-story building, and is looking for another tenant to take over 3,000 square feet of space on the second floor.”

Yonkers' Newest Park Wins Landscaping Award
The Journal-News
“Mayor Mike Spano announced Wednesday that the New Jersey chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects will recognize the Saw Mill River Daylighting at Mill Street Courtyard with a 2017 Design Award at the chapter’s annual conference on March 13.”

Lorcan O’Herlihy Breaks Ground on 26-unit Supportive Housing Complex in South Los Angeles
The Architect’s Newspaper
“LINK Landscape Architecture served as landscape architect on the project.”

Rejuvenating SF Civic Center Plaza: a Challenge Beyond Design
San Francisco Chronicle
“‘It’s a civic space, but also a commons that local people should want to come to,’ said Andrea Cochran, a San Francisco landscape architect. ‘There are so many layers, so many types of activities, with problems that can’t be solved only by design.’”

Olmsted Deserves Recognition in Milwaukee
Milwaukee Magazine
“Frederick Law Olmsted, the guiding light of American parks and landscape architecture – and designer of Manhattan’s Central Park – left a prodigious legacy in Milwaukee.”

AART to Revitalize Aarhus Port District with Terraced, Mixed-Use Complex
Arch Daily
“Partnering with property developer Bricks and landscape architect Schønherr, AART Architect sought to merge the function and aesthetics of the two different architectural approaches to create a whole that creates a sense of community and vibrancy.”

Explore Landscape Architecture and Fashion Design Together at this New GSD Exhibit
The Architect’s Newspaper
“The exhibit is co-curated by Harold Koda, fashion scholar and former curator-in-chief of the Anna Wintour Costume Center at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Ken Smith, acclaimed landscape architect.”

Appraiser Defends Impact of Franklin Lakes Senior Home
Landscape architect Jeffrey Allen testifies about planting that would be installed around a senior assisted-care facility proposed for Franklin Lakes.”

See What Houston's Super Bowl Party Central Looked Like 30 Years Ago
Houston Chronicle
“Designed by Hargreaves Associates Landscape Architects in San Francisco, the 12-acre Discovery Green, as we currently know it, was opened in 2008 and it soon became a hub of Bayou City activity.”

Rearrange Your Backyard with a Concrete Fire Table
Mountain Grove News-Journal (Mountain Grove, Missouri)
“Fire pits and fireplaces continue to be among the top 10 most desirable residential landscape design features, according to the Residential Landscape Architecture Trends Survey conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects annually.”

Santa Monica Airport to Become Public Park in 2029
The Architect’s Newspaper
“Architecture and landscape architecture firm Rios Clementi Hale Studios (RCH Studios) developed a series of proposals for a 14-acre expansion to the existing Airport Park located beside the currently active airport.”

Black Architects, Long Underrepresented, Are Celebrated in a New Exhibit
Curbed New York
“It features unearthed jewels of contributions to the built environment made by licensed, professional black and minority architects, designers, planners, landscape architects, and city officials.”

New Designs for an Olana Summer House
Huffington Post
“[Frederick Church] was an architect, a landscape architect, a celebrity and a conservationist. A peer of Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, he also served as commissioner for Central Park.”

From the Community: Fred Spicer Named Executive Vice President and Director of Chicago Botanic Garden
Chicago Tribune
“He is a 1983 graduate of Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Planning, Design, and Landscape Architecture.”

Design as Protest During the Trump Era
CityLab (From The Atlantic)
“Some organizations like ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects) do have new guidelines around justice and are out in front of these issues.”

Haruyoshi Ono, Japanese-Brazilian Landscape Architect, Dies at 73
Plus 55 (Brasilia, Brazil)
“Known by those close to him as ‘Haru’, the Japanese-Brazilian architect participated in great works across the nation. Haruyoshi worked alongside fellow landscape architect and plastic artist Roberto Burle Marx since the 1960s.”

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