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Fairsted home and office of Frederick Law Olmsted : Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site by Marie L. Carden

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Published by Northeast Cultural Resources Center, Northeast Region National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior in Brookline, MA .
Written in English



  • Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site (Brookline, Mass.),
  • Brookline (Mass.),
  • Massachusetts,
  • Brookline.


  • Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration -- Massachusetts -- Brookline.,
  • Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site (Brookline, Mass.),
  • Brookline (Mass.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesFrederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, Fairsted
Statement[by Marie L. Carden and Andrea M. Gilmore].
ContributionsGilmore, Andrea M.
LC ClassificationsNA7511.4.B76 C37 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. in 4 :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL62448M
LC Control Number99158866

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Fairsted: A Cultural Landscape Report for the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation (U.S.) Author Cynthia Zaitzevsky. a fuly gathermg at Fairsted Fredemck Law Olmsted, Sr, looks attentively out from behmd her. At left stands john Charles, Mary’s oldest child and Olmsted’s partner nghthand man, caught m a blink that unmttmgly illustrates his retmmg character. Marion, the spinster daughter who never left home, is at far nght, while two umdentifiedFile Size: 1MB. From Fairsted, the Olmsteds' Brookline home and office, the firm collaborated with an impressive galaxy of suburban neighbors who were among the regional and national leaders in the fields of architecture and horticulture, among them Henry Hobson Richardson and Charles Sprague Sargent. Through plans for boulevards and parkways, residential /5(3). News Olmsted NPS Archives Achieve Digitizing Milestone! During the Centennial year of the National Park Service, the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site successfully uploaded its ,th image to mark a significant achievement in making the archives of the Olmsted firm readily available online.

Fairstead was a settlement in Domesday Book, in the hundred of Witham and the county of Essex. It had a recorded population of 17 households in Land of Ranulf Peverel Households. Households: 4 villagers. 10 smallholders. 3 slaves. Land and resources. Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams. The Olmsted Archives at Fairsted contain over 1,, original documents related to the more than 6, landscape design projects undertaken by the Olmsted firm from the s to It contains approximately , landscape architectural drawings and plans, 30, photographic negatives, 60, photographic prints, 70, planting lists, lithographs, financial records, job . Click on the magnifying glass to search the fairs on this page. Click on a fair name to get more information.. For info on fairs gone by, click HERE. COVID19 COMMUNITY UPDATES Help the book community stay current — email us at [email protected] if you hear of schedule changes.   Fairsted: Frederick Law Olmsted's Home in Brookline travel memoir, historical non-fiction essay and photos by Gregory E. Larson, AIA The October sunlight washed the maples in Brookline, Massachusetts, creating intense colors of orange and gold in the foliage as my wife, daughter and I walked along the sidewalks of the Boston suburb.

  Frederick Law Olmsted () is recognized as the founder of American landscape architecture and the nation's foremost parkmaker. Olmsted moved his home to suburban Boston in and established the world's first full-scale professional office for the practice of landscape design. During the next century, his sons and successors. professional life at Fairsted, which has become Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site. The site recently went through several years of preservation construction. During this time, the grounds remained open for tours. Fairsted itself will reopen in the fall of with new exhibits, a book. called this place Fairsted. Today, Fairsted is one of more than national parks in the United States. Help us care for Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site and all these special places by becoming a Junior Ranger! Fairsted, circa Job #, Frederick Law Olmsted in Fairsted’s Plant Room Fairsted, circa   Fairsted: A Cultural Landscape Report for the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, Volume I: Site History by Zaitzevsky, Cynthia.