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Frederick Law Olmsted's Vision for Buffalo
By Charles Beveridge

Reprinted, with permission, from The Best Planned City: The Olmsted Legacy in Buffalo
Pub. by The Burchfield Art Center, 1992

This essay accompanied the Burchfield Art Center exhibition
Frederick Law Olmsted: Designs for Buffalo's Parks and Parkways, 1868-1898
November 8-January 5, 1992

Note: The "Notes" (bibliography) page is not reprinted.



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Park and parkway system

The Park and approaches

South Park

Scene in proposed South Park

Chicago South Park

Chicago's Columbian Exposition

Canal to connect proposed South Park with downtown Buffalo

Levee


Special thanks to the Burchfield Penny Art Center staff, especially Registrar Scott Propeack and Assistant Registrar Mary Helen Miskuly, for their cooperation
Page by Chuck LaChiusa in 2008
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