Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Frederick Law Olmsted’s 195th Birthday

April 26, 2017

PBS Documentary_FLO Designing WNY

Watch the full documentary here.

[23:53] “His legacy endures in the 6,000 landscapes he, Calvert Vaux and [Olmsted’s] sons [designed] across the United States and Canada. It endures as well in Buffalo, where Olmsted created a city within a park, a concept later repeated in Boston and elsewhere. It shapes the city he … called ‘The Best Planned in America.’

Happy birthday, Mr. Frederick Law Olmsted (April 26, 1822 – August 28, 1903). Thank you for giving us the first urban park system 148 years ago.


April 26, 2017
Event Category:


Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

A community calendar featuring events held within our parks. Some events are sponsored by BOPC and others by members of the community.