Photo courtesy National Park Service, Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site

Frederick Law Olmsted 1882-1890: Boston, Brookline and Beyond

Ethan Carr, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and editor of Volume 8 of The Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted: The Early Boston Years 1882-1890, provides an insider’s look at the process of preparing the volume including new and revealing details of his work on the Boston Park System.  The volume will be published by Johns Hopkins University Press in 2013.

MARCH 15, 2012

Wheelock College, 43 Hawes Street, Brookline MA

6:00 pm Reception

7:00 pm Lecture




To RSVP email or call 617-566-1689 ext. 265.

Limited Street parking is available. Public parking is not allowed in the Wheelock parking lot. This lecture is easily accessible by MBTA Green Line: “C” Train – Hawes Street or “D” Train – Longwood stations.

Friends of Fairsted gratefully acknowledges the support of the following co-sponsors: National Park Service, Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site; Wheelock College; Boston Society of Landscape Architects; Brookline GreenSpace Alliance; Brookline Historical Society; Emerald Necklace Conservancy; Fenway Alliance; Friends of the Muddy River; High Street Hill Association; Historic New England; The Landscape Institute, Boston Architectural College; Massachusetts Historical Society; Mount Auburn Cemetery; Muddy River Restoration Project Maintenance & Management Oversight Committee; National Association for Olmsted Parks; Pressley & Associates; Society of Architectural Historians, New England Chapter and The Trustees of Reservations.