Book Discussion on Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmstead

Justin Martin talked about the life of landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead (1822-1903). In his book Mr. Martin reports on… read more

Justin Martin talked about the life of landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead (1822-1903). In his book Mr. Martin reports on Olmstead’s numerous public space designs, which include the U.S. Capitol grounds, New York City’s Central Park, and Boston’s Emerald Necklace. The author relays that besides his professional career, Frederick Law Olmstead was a well known journalist and abolitionist. Justin Martin was interviewed on July 26, 2011, by Tupper Thomas, former president of the Prospect Park Alliance, at McNally Jackson Books in New York City. He also responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmstead

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New York, New York, United States
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Aug 13, 2011
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Aug 27, 2011

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  • Aug 13, 2011 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 14, 2011 | 10:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 15, 2011 | 4:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 27, 2011 | 2:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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