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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 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 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

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