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Essays and articles by important contributors to the fields of garden design and landscape design.

Frederick Law Olmsted (April 26, 1822 – August 28, 1903)

A United States landscape architect and a prolific writer, famous for designing many well known urban parks, including Central Park in New York, New York, the country's oldest coordinated system of public parks and parkways in Buffalo, New York, the country's oldest state park, the Niagara Reservation in Niagara Falls, New York, Mount Royal Park in Montreal, the Metropolitan Parks System in Boston, Massachusetts, Cherokee Park (and the entire parks and parkway system) in Louisville, Kentucky, as well as Jackson Park, Washington Park and Midway Plaisance in Chicago for the World's Columbian Exposition.

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