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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 ParksJefferson Park - Seattle, Washington, USA

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JEFFERSON PARK, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, #2725. Located at 3801 Beacon Ave S., Seattle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ted28285

location: Washington

date approved: 8/29/2022

last visited: 8/29/2022

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Olmsted Designed ParksMark White Square - Chicago, IL

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Today known as McGuane Park, Mark White Square was originally designed by Daniel Burnham and the Olmsted Brothers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/7/2022

last visited: never

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Olmsted Designed ParksLaurel Park - Longmeadow, MA

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Laurel Park is a suburban park located between Longmeadow Street on the west and Laurel Street on the east in Longmeadow, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/11/2022

last visited: never

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Olmsted Designed ParksHigh Point State Park - Sussex County, New Jersey

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This park includes the highest point in New Jersey and provides many opportunities to enjoy the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member r.e.s.t.seekers

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/25/2022

last visited: 3/27/2022

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Olmsted Designed ParksTheodore Roosevelt Island, Washington, DC

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This once-neglected island landscape was transformed through Frederic Law Olmsted Jr.'s design into a living memorial to President Theodore Roosevelt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hzoi

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 1/31/2022

last visited: 3/25/2022

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Olmsted Designed ParksSudbrook Park - Pikesville MD

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Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903), a founder of landscape architecture and city planning in the United States, designed Sudbrook Park, which is a well-preserved turn-of-the-20th-century summer resort. Included in the district is 501 Sudbrook Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/15/2022

last visited: 1/30/2022

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Olmsted Designed ParksJack Daniels Distillery - Lynchburg, TN

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The Olmstead designed grounds of the Jack Daniels Distillery in Lynchburg, TN.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Tennessee

date approved: 8/19/2020

last visited: 5/30/2005

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Olmsted Designed ParksOcean Parkway - Brooklyn, NY

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A parkway that was designed by Frank Law Olmsted in Brooklyn. The above coordinates are for the southern terminus at Coney Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: 7/17/2020

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Olmsted Designed ParksLafayette Park - St. Louis, MO

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Established in 1836, or you can just say "Oldest Park West of the Mississippi"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Olmsted Designed ParksUnion Station Park - Palmer, Massachusetts

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Union Station is at 28 Depot Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/27/2019

last visited: never

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Olmsted Designed ParksWinifield Robbins Memorial Garden - Arlington, Massachusetts

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Winifield Robbins Memorial Garden in Arlington, Massachusetts was designed by the Olmsted Brothers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/10/2019

last visited: never

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Olmsted Designed ParksMorningside Park - Manhattan, New York

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With its winding paths along a steep forested embankment, when you are here it's like you're a long way from the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: New York

date approved: 10/25/2018

last visited: never

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Olmsted Designed ParksCharles Evans Cemetery - Reading, PA

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Right in the city of Reading lies this Olmsted Project. The Charles Evans Cemetery was an Olmsted Brothers project at various times from 1921 thru 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Janila

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/3/2018

last visited: never

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Olmsted Designed ParksPendora Park - Reading, PA

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Pendora Park began life in 1907 as an amusement park and through the years has had many other uses for the people in the city of Reading, PA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Janila

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/3/2018

last visited: never

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Olmsted Designed ParksVolunteer Park - Seattle, WA

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Volunteer Park was formally laid out by the Olmsted Brothers Architectural Firm during the years 1903-04.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Washington

date approved: 9/25/2017

last visited: 7/16/2022

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Olmsted Designed ParksNay Aug Park - Scranton, PA

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Nay Aug in Scranton, PA is under "other notable Olmsted commissions" on Olmstead's wikipedia entry. It is listed as Scranton Park on the Olmstead site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/31/2017

last visited: never

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Olmsted Designed ParksCorbin Park - Spokane, WA

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Five blocks long and a single block deep, Corbin Park was first laid out by mining and railroad magnate, Daniel Chase Corbin, in 1899. Prior to this the site was the city’s first fairgrounds and racetrack.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Washington

date approved: 11/12/2016

last visited: 6/7/2021

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Olmsted Designed ParksUniversity of Maine at Orono - Orono, ME

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The U of M at Orono was established at a time when part of the students' curriculum included supplying the labour required to built the campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Maine

date approved: 9/19/2016

last visited: never

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Olmsted Designed ParksSt James Park - San Jose, CA

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St James Park in San Jose.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/5/2016

last visited: never

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Olmsted Designed ParksOregon State University - Corvallis, OR

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The Olmsted Brothers Firm oversaw a new layout of the campus of Oregon Agricultural College (now Oregon State University) between 1909-1914.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Oregon

date approved: 11/21/2015

last visited: 1/1/2017

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Olmsted Designed ParksBaxter Boulevard/Back Cove - Portland, ME

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The Olmsted Brothers designed Back Cove and Baxter Boulevard in 1895, but the park was not finished until 1917.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 11/3/2015

last visited: never

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Olmsted Designed ParksPoint Lobos - California, USA

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Frederick Law Olmsted helped designing and creating today's Point Lobos State Natural Reserve.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member netdust

location: California

date approved: 6/3/2015

last visited: never

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Olmsted Designed ParksWright Brother Hill - Dayton, Ohio

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From the Olmsted Research online Guide, Wright Brothers Hill was designed in 1938-1940 as job number 09519. It is also known as Wright Memorial Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Ohio

date approved: 6/2/2015

last visited: 2/27/2021

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Olmsted Designed ParksRiverside Land Company Cemetery - Spokane, WA

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Ricerside Cemetery is on North Government Way, across the road from Greenwood Cemetery on the western edge of Spokane.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Washington

date approved: 12/30/2013

last visited: 1/17/2014

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Olmsted Designed ParksGreenwood Cemetery - Spokane, WA

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Greenwood Cemetery, on the western edge of the city of Spokane, is a very large old cemetery, the extension of which was designed by the Olmsted Brothers firm.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Washington

date approved: 12/30/2013

last visited: 8/17/2015

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