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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 ParksForest Park - Springfield, MA

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The 745 acre Forest Park is located in the southwest part of Springfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/27/2011

last visited: 9/23/2015

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Olmsted Designed ParksElizabeth Park - Hartford, Connecticut

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Elizabeth Park was designed by the Olmsted firm and the park shows the trademark Olmsted vistas of overlooks above expanses of meadows, fields and water. It is best known for its International Rose Test Garden.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Connecticut

date approved: 1/10/2007

last visited: 10/27/2011

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Olmsted Designed ParksConnecticut State Capitol Grounds - Hartford, Connecticut

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Frederick Law Olmsted, an 8th generation Hartford resident, was chosen to design the grounds of the new State House which opened in 1878.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Connecticut

date approved: 1/10/2007

last visited: 8/24/2017

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Olmsted Designed ParksNew York State Capitol east and west lawns - Albany, NY

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Olmstead designed the east and west lawns around the New York State Capitol Building. He also submitted plans for the Capitol Plaza (Legislative Office Building and The Egg now stand. They would not have been built here if Olmstead had his way.)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sagefemme

location: New York

date approved: 3/17/2013

last visited: 5/19/2017

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Olmsted Designed ParksThe Frederick Law Olmsted Park - Newport, Rhode Island

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The Frederick Law Olmsted Park, designed by landcape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, is located on Bellevue Avenue, in Newport, Rhode Island. The three acre park was named for Stoneacre, the mansion designed in 1884 by William Potter for John Ellis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 11/21/2013

last visited: 11/18/2015

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Olmsted Designed ParksCongress Park - Saratoga Springs, NY

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Congress Park in Saratoga Springs, New York, includes a landscape design by Frederick Law Olmsted. The Park, and the old Canfield Casino within it, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: New York

date approved: 12/6/2010

last visited: 8/18/2013

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