The master list of design projects of the Olmsted firm, 1857-1979 /edited by Lucy Lawliss, Caroline Loughlin, Lauren Meier.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals




xix, 347 : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.


Descriptive Terms

Landscape architectural projects
Landscape architecture


Lawliss, Lucy.
Loughlin, Caroline.
Meier, Lauren.
National Association for Olmsted Parks (U.S.)


Introductory essays: The Olmsted firm--an introduction / Charles E. Beveridge -- The Olmsteds and the development of the national park system / Rolf Diamant -- The Olmsted Firm in Canada / Nancy Pollock-Ellwand -- Researching an Olmsted landscape / Lucy Lawliss, Caroline Loughlin and Lauren Meier -- The master list of design projects -- Introductory guide / Anthony Reed -- Parks, parkways, recreation areas and scenic reservations / Charles E. Beveridge -- City and regional planning and improvement projects / Ethan Carr -- Subdivisions and suburban communities / Susan L. Klaus -- College and school campuses / Francis R. Kowsky -- Grounds of residential institutions / Francis R. Kowsky -- Grounds of public buildings / Arleyn A. Levee -- Private estates and homesteads / Arleyn A. Levee -- Cemeteries, burial lots, memorials and monuments / Arleyn A. Levee -- Grounds of commercial and industrial buildings / Lauren Meier -- Country clubs, resorts, hotels and clubs / Lucy Lawliss -- Grounds of churches / Lucy Lawliss -- Arboreta and gardens / Lauren Meier -- Exhibitions and fairs / Julia S. Bachrach -- Miscellaneous projects / Anthony Reed.


Washington, D.C. :


xix, 347 : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.


First edition published under title: The master list of design projects of the Olmsted Firm, 1857-1950, compiled by Charles E. Beveridge and Carolyn F. Hoffman, 1987.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-331) and indexes.
Gift of Arleyn Levee, June 25, 2008.



Call Number

Stacks SB470.O5 B48 2008

Other People and Orgs

Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903.
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1870-1957.
Olmsted Brothers.


United States.


2nd ed.