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Rochester's Olmstead Parks - VIRTUAL

Rochester's Olmstead Parks - VIRTUAL

Presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension

This talk will present an introduction to the life and accomplishments of Frederick Law Olmsted, the pioneer of the modern urban park. We will first explore the history of urban parks, then move to the early life of FL Olmsted, leading to the creation of Central Park. Also covered is the major projects of Olmsted and the Olmsted firm after Central Park, and the Rochester (now Monroe County) Park System, partially designed by Olmsted.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Parma Public Library

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Parma Public Library
  Adults     Seniors  
  Adult     Monroe County Bicentennial     Streamed Event  

Registration is required. There are 27 seats available.


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