The Daily Gazette
The Locally Owned Voice Of The Capital Region

Olmsted helped shape landscape of America

Author to talk on designer of Congress Park

Text Size: A | A

Some people refer to Frederick Law Olmsted as the father of American landscape architecture, and while that’s OK with Justin Martin, the moniker doesn’t begin to tell you the whole story. “I guess it’s perfectly fair to call him that, but there were landscape architects before him,” said Martin, who will discuss his 2011 book, “Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted,” at 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Saratoga Springs History Museum ...

You Must or Subscribe to Continue
subscribe to the Daily Gazette
Individual stories can be found and purchased from our Archives for $2.00

Enjoy this story? Share it!



There are currently no posts. Be the first to comment on this story.