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2022 marked the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Law Olmsted, social reformer and founder of American landscape architecture. Frederick Law Olmsted, commonly referred to as the 'Father of American Landscape Architecture', is perhaps best  known for the design and creation of Central Park in New York and the U.S. Capitol grounds in Washington, D.C. 

The GCA Library Book Group read Justin Martin’s Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted as part of GCA’s Olmsted 200 celebration.

Read this informative article Virginia wrote in 2017 regarding Olmsted’s influence on Milwaukee parks:

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