Frederick Law Olmsted http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Urban Parks Explored In Landscape Architect Olmsted’s Biography http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/urban-parks-explored-landscape-architect-olmsted-s-biography <p>St. Louis is home to one of the country’s great urban parks.</p><p>Forest Park encompasses more than 1,300 acres and in addition to walking, running and bike trails, it includes institutions such as The Muny, Missouri History Museum, Saint Louis Zoo and Saint Louis Science Center.</p><p>While he didn’t design Forest Park, landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted did design New York City’s Central Park, Stanford University in California and the Capitol Grounds in Washington, D.C.</p> Thu, 27 Dec 2012 22:55:31 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 7784 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Urban Parks Explored In Landscape Architect Olmsted’s Biography