Stanford University - Palo Alto, CA
Posted by: ucdvicky
N 37° 25.786 W 122° 10.165
10S E 573484 N 4142873
Quick Description: Olmsted helped landscape the university in 1886.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 1/23/2008 4:38:38 PM
Waymark Code: WM315N
"In the summer of 1886, when the campus was first being planned, Stanford brought the president of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Francis Amasa Walker, and prominent Boston landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted westward for consultations. Olmsted worked out the general concept for the campus and its buildings, rejecting a hillside site in favor of the more practical flatlands."http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanford_University#Campus
Type of Public Space: University
Job Number: 01032
Architect: Not listed
There are no specific visit requirements, however telling about your visit is strongly encouraged. Additional photos of the park to add to the gallery are also nice, but not required. Pictures with a GPS or you in them is highly discouraged.