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Lost Landscapes

July 17, 2014
Herndon, Virginia

The beloved iris garden has bid its final farewell.

March 8, 2013
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

After a legal battle of 13 years the Gettysburg Memorial known as the Cyclorama has been demolished.

June 14, 2011
Herndon, Virginia

After decades of dedicated stewardship, Thomas' recent passing puts the future of her Virginia garden in jeopardy.

August 3, 2009
Chicago, Illinois

The City of Chicago has moved forward with plans to demolish the Michael Reese Hospital Campus.

May 6, 2009
Chicago, Illinois

The City of Chicago is moving forward with plans to demolish the Walter Gropius, Lester Collins, Hideo Sasaki Design designed-complex as part of its bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics.

February 15, 2009
Winchester, Virginia

As part of a multi-phased plan, the Winchester Public School District in Virginia has undertaken renovations of its historic John Handley High School campus.

October 9, 2006
Herndon, Virginia

Margaret Thomas and her husband George moved onto their Herndon, VA, property in 1963. Margaret started this iris garden with flowers donated by her neighbors.

January 20, 2005
New York, New York

 The proposed master plan improvements include a number of very good elements, such as removing the bridge platform at 65th Street and opening up and pedestrianizing that corridor.

June 23, 2002
Boston, Massachusetts

Designed in the mid-1970s by Sasaki Associates, this revolutionary design reclaimed Boston's harbor by commemorating its former industrial past.