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History of Rochester Parks

History of Rochester Parks Online

Katie Eggers Comeau, Architectural Historian at Bero Architecture, will discuss the history of Rochester's park system, tracing the city’s many parks from their 19th-century beginnings through the present. Learn about landscape designer Frederick Law Olmsted's influence on Rochester parks, and how park lands have reflected societal values and trends. Comeau covers the fascinating backstory of old favorites, like Highland, Genesee Valley, and Seneca Parks, as well as such modern counterparts as Turning Point Park.

 

Date:
Thursday, April 22, 2021
Time:
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Campus:
Central Library
Categories:
  Department - Arts & Literature  
Online:
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

Registration is required. There are 90 seats available.

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