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Landscape Architecture in the News

The Parks That Made the Man Who Made Central Park
The New York Times

“When Frederick Law Olmsted stepped off a ship in Liverpool in 1850, he was a gentleman farmer on Staten Island and intellectual, eager to embark on a walking tour of England. When he left, he had the makings of perhaps the greatest American landscape architect of all time.”

Pier 55’s Thomas Heatherwick-Designed Park is Taking Shape
Curbed NY

“The futuristic Pier 55 park designed by Thomas Heatherwick and financed by billionaire mogul Barry Diller is taking shape on the Hudson River.”

Columbia Pitches $18 Million Plan to Overhaul Finlay Park
The Free Times

“Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and other city officials announced on Thursday an $18 million plan to revamp battered, aging Finlay Park.”

Seattle’s Brutalist Freeway Park is Reviewed For National Register and Approved For Renovation
The Architect’s Newspaper

“The gorgeously staggered concrete elements of Jim Ellis Freeway Park, one of the most significant architectural spaces in Seattle, are scattered across a thickly forested hill atop an intersection of Interstate 5 between the neighborhoods of Downtown Seattle and First Hill.“

At North Edge of SF’s Presidio, A New Park to Connect People to the Bay
The San Fransisco Chronicle

“‘The maxim “good things come to those who wait’ is being put to the test in the Presidio — where work formally begins Thursday on a 14-acre, sloping park intended to connect the atmospheric Main Post with ever-popular Crissy Field.”

Portland Ready to Reveal Proposed Designs For Martin Luther King Memorial
The Portland Press Herald

“Portland is ready to reveal the designs put forth by the three parties competing for the contract to design a memorial honoring the legacy of civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.”

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