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Laurence Cotton, Olmsted Legacy Film
Laurence Cotton, Olmsted Legacy Film
WhenTuesday, Oct 30, 2018, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Campus locationArchitecture Hall (ARC)
Event typesLectures/Seminars, Screenings
Event sponsorsDept. of Landscape Architecture
Description

Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America, is a co-production of WNED-TV, Buffalo/Toronto and Florentine Films/Hott Productions Inc.

The Olmsted Brothers architecture firm under the leadership of Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr. and sons John Charles and Frederick Law, Jr. left a lasting legacy across North America. An outspoken writer against slavery and a former head of the U.S. Sanitary Commission, Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr. is greatly remembered as the protector of Niagara Falls and the designer of the grounds of the famous Biltmore Estate. Son John Charles Olmsted laid the groundwork for the park systems and many university campuses in the Pacific Northwest.

Laurence Cotton, Public Historian and Consulting Producer for Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America will lead a screening of this film.

This screening is FREE and open to the public, but we ask that you register using the link above.

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