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January 2018

January 29: Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy

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THE BUFFALO OLMSTED PARKS CONSERVANCY IS CELEBRATING 150 YEARS OF FREDERICK LAW OLMSTED’S LEGACY AND THE INITIAL CREATION OF THE BUFFALO OLMSTED PARK SYSTEM, THE FIRST URBAN PARK SYSTEM DESIGNED IN AMERICA.

The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy is celebrating 150 years of Frederick Law Olmsted’s legacy and the initial creation of the Buffalo Olmsted Park System, the first urban park system designed in America. Read More

Buffalo Advocates Convince New York DOT to Rethink a Half-Baked Highway Removal

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THE STATE HAD PUSHED A “BOULEVARD” DESIGN THAT WAS TOO MUCH LIKE THE HIGHWAY IT WAS SUPPOSED TO REPLACE.

The Scajaquada Corridor project was supposed to be a highway removal that would reconnect Buffalo residents with beautiful Delaware Park. The park is part of the public space network designed for Buffalo by revered landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted. The construction of the expressway in the 1940s severely diminished it. Read More