Olmsted Trees (Bilingual edition)

Stanley Greenberg


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Tom Avermaete, Kevin Baker, Mindy Fullilove


Frederick Law Olmsted (1822 – 1903) is considered as the father of landscape architecture in the United States and created several renowned urban parks and park systems around the country. With a stunning black and white series of trees by Stanley Greenberg dating to the beginnings of these parks this volume offers an intimate encounter with Olmsted, his motifs and heritage.

Central Park in New York, the Emerald Necklace in Boston, park systems in Chicago, Milwaukee, Buffalo, Rochester and Louisville – trees have been essential elements of all of Olmsted’s park designs. New York-based photographer Stanley Greenberg pays tribute to them with his portrait series of these beautiful and dignified giants. Three essays by renowned experts on history, sociology and landscape architecture complement the narrative and present an interdisciplinary vision on Olmsted’s achievement.

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Weight 1152 g
Dimensions 23.8 x 29 cm
Publisher name Hirmer Verlag GmbH
Publication date 23 September 2022
Number of pages 160
Format Hardback
Dimensions 23.8 x 29 cm
Weight 1152 g


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Mindy Thompson Fullilove is a social psychiatrist and professor of urban policy and health at The New School.