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Frederick Law Olmsted

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  • Neighborhood Spotlight: Guilford

    Neighborhood Spotlight: Guilford
    Location: North-central Baltimore City, partially bounded by Charles Village to the south, Loyola/Notre Dame to the north and York Road to the east.
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: New York, N.Y.

    Cruise Port Spotlight: New York, N.Y.
    Cruise passengers can enjoy a slice of the Big Apple, New York City, both as a port of call as an embarkation/disembarkation port on a variety of voyages including Canada and New England itineraries and some Caribbean and trans-Atlantic crossings. Often...

    Olmsted's Parks Display Genius Of His Design

    Few of us can follow the trail of a genius. But if that genius is Frederick Law Olmsted, father of American landscape architecture and co-designer of New York's Central Park, the possibility is literally true and near at hand. Born in Hartford in 1822, he...

    From summer retreat to suburban haven, Sudbrook Park retains an original charm

    From summer retreat to suburban haven, Sudbrook Park retains an original charm
    On visits to Sudbrook Park, I sometimes observe little changes in this special place just to the west of Pikesville. Well, not much. The community, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, did recently get a new bridge over the old Western...

    'Divergent' dreams up a broken future Chicago

    'Divergent' dreams up a broken future Chicago
    The new movie "Divergent" opens on a marsh, wild and untended, its grasses long, wavy and serene. So what follows, considering the relatively benign, "Ferris Bueller"-ed archetype of Chicago on film, might prove unnerving: As the camera pans across...