An Olmsted Masterpiece: Utica's Parks & Gardens, Saturday, October 24
In conjunction with this year’s Glimmerglass Film Days’ screening of Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America on November 7, Otsego 2000 presents an advance Film Days Field Trip to explore the lasting impact of Frederick Law Olmsted Jr.’s landscape designs in Utica.
Olmsted Jr., who continued the iconic work of his namesake father, designed several Utica neighborhoods as well as the parks and Parkway System, which are on the federal and state Registers of Historic Places.
The Olmsted Masterpiece Field Trip includes a private tour of the exhibit “Home Sweet Home” at the Oneida County Historical Society, luncheon at the elegant Fountain Elms, a guided tour of select Parks and gardens that demonstrate Olmsted, Jr.’s vision, as well as round-trip transportation from Cooperstown. Tours will be led by Virginia Kelly, former Oneida County historian, and architect Michael Lehman. They curated the “Home Sweet Home” exhibit, which focuses on Utica neighborhoods built from 1914-1930 by developers who enlisted Olmsted Brothers Landscape Architects.
An Olmsted Masterpiece:
Utica's Parks & Gardens Guided Tour and Luncheon
Saturday, October 24, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Contact: Melissa Olsen, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Space is Limited! Register by October 19