The Olmsted Legacy: America's Urban Parks
151 years after Frederick Law Olmsted designed New York City’s Central
Park. It remains an undisputed haven of tranquility amidst one of the
most unnatural places on earth. The Olmsted Legacy a one hour
documentary, examines the formation of America’s first great city
parks through the enigmatic eyes of Frederick Law Olmsted (1822 –
1903), visionary urban planner and landscape architect. The film
features Academy Award winning actor Kevin Kline.
Mon., March 7th, 2011
City Council Chambers
200 E. Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA 95113
(408) 535-4906 or
Seating is Limited
Hilary Nixon, Ph.D.
Associate Chair and Graduate Advisor
Department of Urban & Regional Planning
One Washington Square (WSQ 218D)
San Jose State University
San Jose, CA 95192-0185