Cities Environment Seattle

Thomas Herrera-Mishler: Revitalization of Olmsted Parks – September 8, 2014

Thomas relates history of the Olmsted Brothers, influential landscape architects and sons of the eminent landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted. Examples of their designs in various U.S. cities, displaying their principles of green belts, wide avenues etc. are presented. Seattle’s park system was created in 1902-1908. Most of its major parks and the layout of […]