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Frederick Law Olmsted and the Public Park in America

07/30/1990


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Program
Frederick Law Olmsted and the Public Park in America
Program Description

Landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted created over 2,000 parks throughout the US and Canada, the most well known of which is New York City's Central Park, his first project. This film explores the evolution of his ideas and how he was able to successfully transform acres of land into natural art forms for people to enjoy and admire.

Duration

00:57:40

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Architecture
Nature
Citation
Chicago: “Frederick Law Olmsted and the Public Park in America,” 07/30/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E7852836C92C42D99254762BDEB296C1.
MLA: “Frederick Law Olmsted and the Public Park in America.” 07/30/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E7852836C92C42D99254762BDEB296C1>.
APA: Frederick Law Olmsted and the Public Park in America. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E7852836C92C42D99254762BDEB296C1
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