198th Birthday Video!

Since 2010, Gerry Wright and members of Community Service Care (CSC), Inc. have been working on programming to honor the legacy of Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of landscape architecture. This video was created to celebrate what would have been his 198th birthday in anticipation of his 200th birthday on April 26, 2022. Olmsted 2022 is a program under CSC aimed at protecting and preserving our parks and public spaces.

WBUR Interview

If you didn’t have a chance to catch the interview of Gerry that aired on Friday, you can check it out online: 150 Years Ago, Olmsted Released His Historic Yosemite Report.

Report from Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site: July 15

Day two of “Passages to Yosemite” brought me to the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site (FLONHS) in Brookline, Massachusetts. This was the home and office of Olmsted and his family fromĀ 1883 to 1898, when Olmsted was placed into the McLean Asylum. Olmsted had worn himself out after a lifetime of such dedicated work and…