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Frederick Law Olmsted

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  • Memories of Tome School on the Hill

    Memories of Tome School on the Hill
    This is another anniversary year for an institution that is dear to the hearts of many Harford Countians. This year marks the 125th year of the Tome School in Cecil County. We were among those in Aberdeen who graduated from Tome "on the hill" in its...
  • Keep Baltimore promenade dream alive

    Keep Baltimore promenade dream alive
    In the summer of 1989, the Baltimore Harbor Promenade opened officially. It began with a 3-mile walk from the Canton Waterfront Park and concluded at Rash Field in the Inner Harbor. "The Promenade was designed as a permanent public pedestrian walkway with...
  • Morton 'Jerry' Baum, education fund director

    Morton 'Jerry' Baum, education fund director
    Morton "Jerry" Baum, founder and executive director of the Fund for Educational Excellence and a retired clothing manufacturing executive who was a tireless champion of city public schools, died May 5 from complications of Parkinson's disease at his...
  • Guilford neighborhood marks 100th anniversary

    Guilford neighborhood marks 100th anniversary
    On sparkling spring days, Ann Goldman Giroux enjoys tending her garden, planting vegetables and nurturing the lush roses and rare azaleas that adorn her family's home in Guilford. Giroux, who typically plants 800 white tulips along the front walkway and...
  • Tour of Wardour neighborhood kicks off annual House & Garden Pilgrimage

    Tour of Wardour neighborhood kicks off annual House & Garden Pilgrimage
    From the dentils that punctuate the roofline to the wide staircase leading upstairs, the home of Gretchen and A. Denis Clift is a classic. And it's in an Annapolis community where architecture is distinctive, gardens are gracious and century-old trees...
  • Runners' top 12 trails

    Runners' top 12 trails
    Do you feel the nip in the air? Runners do. For them, the advent of fall means more than changing leaves and back to school. Cooler weather and coming races (the Baltimore Running Festival is October 13) make autumn the ideal time to run in the great...
  • English cottage revival in Homeland

    English cottage revival in Homeland
    John and Leila Juracek's British friends tell them their 1929 Tudor Revival house in Baltimore's Homeland neighborhood is more like an English cottage than the country cottages in England. The L-shaped exterior is of 18-inch-thick stone dressed in ivy...
  • Roland Park turns hat-trick of community events, all happening over May 4 weekend

    Three Roland Park-sponsored events fall together over the weekend of May 4. The annual Spring Celebration kicks off the community's hat-trick Friday at The Woman's Club of Roland Park, while the third Tunes @ the Tower and the fifth ciclovia happen...
  • Impromptu tour of Olmsted-influenced Roland Park gives new appreciation for master plan

    When opportunity knocks, I try to grasp it. On a recent Tuesday afternoon, my friend, a landscape architect and Olmsted devotee, and I planned to work on a program. We are giving a talk and walking tour in April. Our subject is the Olmsted influence in...
  • Focus on Roland Park

    Focus has been on Roland Park in recent weeks. It is easy for us Roland Parkers to take our verdant, well-planned community for granted. When interest from others comes, it increases our appreciation.  First, Justin Martin, the author of Genius of Place:...
  • Group ranks Baltimore's parks 15th in nation

    Group ranks Baltimore's parks 15th in nation
    Baltimore's historic park system ranks 15th among the nation's 40 largest cities in a new rating released Wednesday, which credits the city's foresight in carving out public spaces over the past two centuries but faults its more recent leadership for...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Crossbones' on NBC

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Crossbones' on NBC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 8 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Cold Justice Dick Wolf's unscripted series on...