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Olmsted Designed Parks
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This category is for listing all parks, parkways, campuses, and other open spaces designed by Frederick Law Olmsted or his two sons John Charles Olmsted and Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr.
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Olmsted Designed ParksRiverside, Illinois master plan

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Olmsted is credited, together with his partner Calvert Vaux, with creating one of the first modern American suburbs--Riverside, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/14/2008

last visited: never

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Olmsted Designed ParksArmour Square Park - Chicago, IL

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Constructed in 1905, Armour Square Park tried to tie a community together.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/26/2007

last visited: 1/13/2018

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Olmsted Designed ParksMidway Plaisance - Chicago, IL

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Midway Plaisance was build for the Worlds Columbian Exposition held in Chicago in 1893.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/8/2007

last visited: 9/3/2017

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Olmsted Designed ParksLake Park - Milwaukee, WI

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In 1849 Gustav Lueddemann built his home on this land and opened up the forest to the public as "Lueddemann's on the Lake." In 1889, the Milwaukee Parks Commission was formed and contacted Olmsted to design several parks including Lake Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 9/11/2008

last visited: 1/6/2014

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