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Still life and portrait of Frederick Law Olmsted with tools of his trade as a landscape architect lie on a work stool in his office at Fairsted, now the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site. <br />
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Olmsted (1822-1903) is remembered as  America's first landscape architect and park planner. He designed many well-known urban parks including Central Park, Prospect Park in New York, as well as parks in Buffalo, Rochester and the Niagara Reservation. He is credited with Louisville, Chicago, Boston, and Montreal parks and his final masterpiece, the grounds of Vanderbilt’s Biltmore Estate.
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