The Friends of Maryland’s Olmsted Parks and Landscapes publishes The Olmstedian, a periodic monograph on Olmsted parks and communities. Members of FMOPL receive a copy of The Olmstedian as a part of their membership. FMOPL has digitized back issues and made them available with the links below.
Baltimore City Planning
“Baltimore City Planning: The Critical Role of the Olmsted Firm” by Duncan Stuart with research assistance from Eric Holcomb. The Olmstedian Vol. 17, No. 2, Spring 2008.
“1904 Olmsted Bros. Report: The Advancement of City Planning in Baltimore” by David Holden. The Olmstedian Vol. 16, No. 1, Fall 2004.
“The Olmsteds on Two Coasts: Baltimore and Seattle in 1903” by Dr. Ed Orser. The Olmstedian Vol. 14, No. 2, Spring 2003.
Baltimore’s Olmsted Parkways
“Baltimore’s Olmsted Parkways: Connecting Communities with Green Corridors” by Ed Orser and Lauren Schiszik, The Olmstedian, Volume 22, Issue 1, Spring 2016. Olmsted Collection at BCA
“Clifton Park: A Significant History of Landscape Design” by Myra Brosius with assistance from Eric Holcomb and Jea Chapman. The Olmstedian Vol. 17, No. 1, Winter 2007.
Druid Hill Park
“Druid Hill Park: American Parks Movement & the Olmsted Brothers” by Myra Brosius. The Olmstedian Vol. 19, No. 1, Fall 2010
“Guilford” by David Gleason. The Olmstedian Vol. 9, No. 1, Fall 1998.
“Guilford’s Greenspace Design: The Olmsted Brothers English Aesthetic,” by Ann G. Giroux. The Olmstedian, Vol. 20, No.1, Fall 2014.
“Homeland” by Judith Smith. The Olmstedian Vol. 10, No. 1, Fall 1999.
“Latrobe Park” by Jillian Storms, AIA. The Olmstedian Vol. 13, No. 2, Spring 2002.
“Leakin Park: Frederick Law Olmsted Jr.’s Critical Advice” by Cassandra Korth and Geoffrey L. Buckley. The Olmstedian Vol. 16, No. 1, Fall 2006.
“Patterson Park: The Olmsted Role” by David Almaguer. The Olmstedian Vol. 16, No. 2, Spring 2005.
“Roland Park Company: The Critical Planning Role of the Olmsted Brothers” by Paige Glotzer, The Olmstedian, Vol. 21, Issue 1, Spring 2015.
“Roland Park” by Judith Smith. The Olmstedian Vol. 13, No. 1, Fall 2001.
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