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Ed Orser leading a tour of the Gwynns Falls Trail for students in the 2013 Odyssey course.

Advancing the Olmsted Legacy— Parks and Open Spaces for a New Century

Advancing the Olmsted Legacy— Parks and Open Spaces for a New Century The Olmsteds, designing for bikes since 1894? Sure enough, Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn claims that the bike lanes…

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Read more about the article Take a short course on the Olmsted Legacy in Baltimore
Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr., (1870-1957), who led planning efforts by the Olmsted firm on Maryland projects for more than four decades.

Take a short course on the Olmsted Legacy in Baltimore

Join FMOPL in the classroom and in the field in September 2013! Dr. Ed Orser, Lauren Schiszik, and several expert guest speakers will explore the rich Olmsted legacy in Baltimore…

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Join us for the Friends of Maryland’s Olmsted Parks & Landscapes Annual Meeting on June 27

Please join FMOPL for our Annual Meeting, which will celebrate the legacy of Olmsted with a presentation by Judith Smith, introduction of new Board members, and refreshments. Friends of Maryland's…

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“The Baltimore Ecosystem Study: Reflecting on Fifteen Years of Historical Environmental Research” – Lecture on August 10

Join us for the first program in the new  Environmental History Lecture Series, co-sponsored by the Friends of Maryland Olmsted Parks and Landscapes, the Baltimore City Historical Society, and the…

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