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At-Risk Landscapes

April 8, 2016
Memphis, Tennessee

A lawsuit filed by two Memphis citizens claims that the Memphis City Council and its attorney “worked covertly” to grant the Memphis Zoo control of Overton Park’s greensward.   

March 28, 2016
Washington, District Of Columbia

A plan by the National Park Service will improve the connectivity of this Modernist gem in the nation’s capital.

March 25, 2016
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The fate of Milwaukee’s Mitchell Park Domes has become a central issue in the heated race to elect the next Milwaukee County executive.    

March 15, 2016
Princeton, New Jersey

Nine prominent stewardship-minded organizations have joined forces to save the site where George Washington saved the American Revolution. 

March 7, 2016
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

After closing the Mitchell Park Horticultural Domes indefinitely, county officials have now raised the possibility of demolishing them.  

March 7, 2016
Memphis, Tennessee

A resolution by the Memphis City Council has approved the Memphis Zoo’s right to use the greensward of Overton Park for parking. 

February 22, 2016
Boston, Massachusetts

Scrutiny from the Department of Public Health has slowed the plans to remove the historic healing garden.    

January 26, 2016
Washington, District Of Columbia

The recently announced winning design for a WWI memorial could doom the National Register-eligible masterpiece by M. Paul Friedberg.  

January 26, 2016
Boston, Massachusetts

An open letter from Dr. Michael Rich, a physician at Boston Children's Hospital, urges the hospital to halt demolition of its healing garden designed by Olmsted Brothers. 

January 25, 2016
Memphis, Tennessee

The Memphis Zoo is using the park’s historic greensward for overflow parking and has filed suit for the right to manage the space.