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Wheelock College

November 2013

Beyond our Gates: From Buffalo to Boston: Olmsted’s Evolving Vision of Urban Park Systems

November 21, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Friends of Fairsted Presents: From Buffalo to Boston: Olmsted's Evolving Vision of Urban Park Systems A lecture by Francis R. Kowsky, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of Fine Arts Emeritus and author of the book The Best Planned City in the World: Olmsted, Vaux, and the Buffalo Park System (Library of American Landscape History and University of Massachusetts, 2012) Beginning in 1868, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux planned the first metropolitan park system in America for Buffalo, New York. They designed…

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