WNED-TV History

Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing Western New York

Special | 26m 40s

Exploring the role of Frederick Law Olmsted in the Buffalo parks system and his work with the Free Niagara Movement. The Buffalo park system is the oldest integrated system in America and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. To Olmsted, a park was both a work of art and a necessity for urban life.

Aired: 05/04/15

Rating: TV-G

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This program has been made possible by the Margaret L. Wendt Foundation.