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Historic preservationist tells history of area parks in new book

Historic preservationist tells history of area parks in new book

In the 1830s, Chicago, though still a village, had aspirations not only to become a city, but one with glorious parks as well.

December 11, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Residents, officials discuss future of Hobart Marsh at three-day session

HOBART | Recreational development in the Hobart Marsh area was one component of a three-day planning session last week.

March 31, 2012 7:00 pm
SHAW THOUGHTS: The bucolic view of an Olmsted landscape

SHAW THOUGHTS: The bucolic view of an Olmsted landscape

The house is utilitarian, not fancy. Concrete block and boxy, circa 1960, on a lovely plot of dune grass between the main road that winds through our Bridgman beach community and a deep, woodsy ravine.

March 17, 2012 12:00 am
Landscape architects angle for respect

Landscape architects angle for respect

In space, comes grace. The old Scottish proverb holds true for landscape architects, who design and plan outdoor spaces for private or public use. But the concept is sometimes a little hard for the average person to grasp.

August 25, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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