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    Video thumbnail: Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America Buffalo's Richardson Olmsted Complex

    Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America

    Buffalo's Richardson Olmsted Complex

    The Richardson Olmsted Complex was designed by architect H.H. Richardson an Olmsted ally.

    Buffalo's Richardson Olmsted Complex

    Video thumbnail: Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America Photography and Design in Olmsted’s Boston Parks

    Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America

    Photography and Design in Olmsted’s Boston Parks

    Olmsted pioneered the use of photography to show before, during, and after construction.

    Photography and Design in Olmsted’s Boston Parks

    Video thumbnail: Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America Trailer

    Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America

    Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America Trailer

    A biography of the man who made public parks an essential part of American life.

    Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America Trailer

    Video thumbnail: Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America Louisville: From Olmsted to the 21st Century

    Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America

    Louisville: From Olmsted to the 21st Century

    A 4,000 acre is being built in the Olmsted tradition for the city of Louisville, Kentucky.

    Louisville: From Olmsted to the 21st Century

    Video thumbnail: Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America The Best Planned City in the World

    Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America

    The Best Planned City in the World

    Developing the nation’s first park system and creating a park at Niagara Falls, NY.

    The Best Planned City in the World

    Video thumbnail: Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America The Campaign to Save the Olmsted Linear Park in Atlanta

    Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America

    The Campaign to Save the Olmsted Linear Park in Atlanta

    The Preservation of an Olmsted Park in the Druid Hills suburb in Atlanta.

    The Campaign to Save the Olmsted Linear Park in Atlanta

    Video thumbnail: Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America Olmsted and Chicago

    Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America

    Olmsted and Chicago

    Olmsted designs a residential community, major parks, and the World’s Exposition.

    Olmsted and Chicago

    Video thumbnail: Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America The Fall and Rise of Central Park

    Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America

    The Fall and Rise of Central Park

    In the 1970s Central Park in New York City was neglected and misused.

    The Fall and Rise of Central Park

    Video thumbnail: Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America Changes and Challenges in Olmsted Parks

    Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America

    Changes and Challenges in Olmsted Parks

    Olmsted feared that his parks would be ruined by intrusions of all sorts.

    Changes and Challenges in Olmsted Parks

    Video thumbnail: Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America Frederick Law Olmsted - Preview

    Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America

    Frederick Law Olmsted - Preview

    Premieres Friday, June 20, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.

    Frederick Law Olmsted - Preview