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Public Lecture: Two walks with Frederick Law Olmsted

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21 Oct 2013 16:30
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18:30
Leacock Building : room 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

Witold Rybczynski, author of the prizewinning biography of Frederick Law Olmsted, A Clearing in the Distance, talks about the famous landscape architect's connection to Montreal and Mount Royal, and his earlier life as a sailor, farmer, reporter, editor, civil servant, and mine manager. Rybczynski also takes us on two "walks" through two Olmsted landscapes: Prospect Park in Brooklyn, and the Biltmore Estate is Asheville, NC.

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