Iconic view of the Long Meadow looking south, 1902, Prospect Park Alliance Archives

Virtual Program: Olmsted and America’s Public Parks

Olmsted 200 invites you to join us in celebrating Frederick Law Olmsted’s 199th birthday with a watch party! Help us kick off the bicentennial celebration of Olmsted’s life, legacy, and the public spaces he designed across America.

Enjoy Olmsted and America’s Public Parks online anytime between April 24-25. The next day, April 26 at 5:30 pm, join the live panel discussion moderated by TIME Magazine’s Justin Worland with Dr. Thaisa Way, Happy Haynes, and Justin DiBerardinis.

Directed by Prospect Park Alliance Board Member Rebecca Messner, this documentary highlights iconic Olmsted projects across the country and provides a look into Frederick Law Olmsted’s multifaceted life. Some of the featured projects include Central Park, Prospect Park, and the Emerald Necklace.

Register today to attend this birthday celebration event. You will then receive a free, personal watch party link in an email on April 23 to join in the fun starting April 24.

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