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At-Risk Landscapes

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.

January 14, 2016
Washington, District Of Columbia

Does the Determination of Eligibility (DOE) mean that a radically new design is DOA?

January 4, 2016
Savannah, Georgia

The Girl Scouts of the USA plans to pave the Clermont Lee-designed garden.    

December 21, 2015
North Miami Beach, Florida

Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal has halted a planned high-rise hotel adjacent to the historic park. 

December 17, 2015
Princeton, New Jersey

The Institute for Advanced Study plans to erase the historic landscape in order to build faculty housing. 

December 9, 2015
Washington, District Of Columbia

After two public presentations, it may be “back to the drawing board” for the World War I Memorial Design Competition.  

November 19, 2015
Clark, New Jersey

The organizations issued a joint letter to the New Jersey Historic Preservation Office. 

October 21, 2015
Washington, District Of Columbia

A mausoleum for former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee in the entryway of Washington, D.C.’s historic Oak Hill Cemetery was built without a permit.