John Charles Olmsted

Architect

1852 – 1920

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Who was John Charles Olmsted?

John Charles Olmsted, the nephew and adopted son of Frederick Law Olmsted, was an American landscape architect. With his brother, Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr., he founded Olmsted Brothers, a landscape design firm in Brookline, Massachusetts. The firm is famous for designing many urban parks, college campuses, and other public places. John Olmsted's body of work from over 40 years as a landscape architect has left its mark on the American urban landscape.

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Born
1852
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  • Sheffield Scientific School
  • Yale University
Died
1920

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on July 23, 2013

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