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Saved Landscapes

February 25, 2016
Springfield, Missouri

Once threatened by plans to alter its design, the public square created by Lawrence Halprin & Associates has clearly made a comeback.

October 2, 2015
Los Angeles, California

UCLA will be permitted to sell the garden, but only on condition that the owner preserve it for 30 years.

August 14, 2015
Rye, New York

The landmark property was awarded a major grant to help restore its historic gardens and grounds.

July 2, 2015
Salem, Oregon

On June 10, 2015, control of Gaiety Hollow, their home, garden and studio, was transferred to the Lord & Schryver Conservancy in Salem, Oregon.

June 8, 2015
New York, New York

Public outcry the "main factor in the board's decision to abandon the plan."

August 26, 2014
Santa Barbara, California

One of California's great historic designed landscapes has recovered from devastating fires.

June 24, 2014
Columbus, Ohio

This extraordinary Usonian-style property, vacant for nearly a decade, has sympathetic new owners.

May 6, 2014
Queens, New York

Move could lead to re-opening of historic Phipps Outdoor Nursery, designed by Marjorie Sewell Cautley, as a public park and community garden.

March 4, 2014
Salem, Oregon

The estate, considered the tour de force of Oregon landscape architects Elizabeth Lord and Edith Schryver, and efforts to preserve it.

March 4, 2014
New Bedford, Massachusetts

A grassroots campaign has successfully preserved the picturesque design.