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TCLF in the News

July 30, 2015
Dallas Morning News

Among the motivations for the exhibition is to create awareness that might stave off continuing threats to Kiley’s work. Even his most prominent works are not safe: Only recently, his garden at Lincoln Center was pointlessly wiped out in a renovation by the firm Diller, Scofidio and Renfro.

July 24, 2015
The Wall Street Journal

Local opposition [to the proposed expansin of the Frick Collection] snowballed after Charles A. Birnbaum, founder and president of the Cultural Landscape Foundation, wrote several articles on the importance of [T]he Page garden. 

July 20, 2015
Western Living Magazine

Before you get cracking on your new dream garden, get some inspiration and expert advice at the Garden Dialogues: Vancouver event running Aug. 22. Renowned landscape architect Cornelia Hahn Oberlander is among the sizeable crop of industry hosts on this behind-the-scenes, full-day tour of some of the best private gardens in Vancouver.

July 14, 2015
The Architect's Newspaper

In early June, the Frick Collection announced that it was throwing in the towel. After a year of putting up with stinging and relentless criticism over its planned Davis Brody Bond-designed expansion—which would have eliminated the beloved, but gated, Russell Page Garden—the museum decided to go back to the drawing board.

June 19, 2015
ASLA's The Dirt

The Cultural Landscape Foundation’s (TCLF) Leading with Landscape symposium offered a deep examination of the landscape of Toronto, which was described as a complex ecological system. The presence of Toronto mayor John Tory at the conference showed the importance local policymakers place on the landscape architecture community in shaping the future of this city, the fourth largest in North America.

June 17, 2015

Most garden visitors probably wouldn’t expect to see a coastal-inspired landscape on the 15th story of an apartment building and a restored estate garden covered in the same tour, but this weekend and next, visitors will have the opportunity to see both as part of The Cultural Landscape Foundation’s fourth annual Garden Dialogues series. 

June 9, 2015
Chelsea News

Just months after the Frick Collection announced a renovation and expansion, a grassroots effort to block the project quickly began to take shape. The opposition, which began with a small group of local residents, ballooned to a grassroots and online force, collecting thousands of signatures and winning the support of preservation groups and even well-known artists.

June 8, 2015
Tree Hugger

TreeHugger has been covering the fight to save the Russell Page Garden at the Frick Museum in New York. Having fought and lost many heritage battles, I held out little hope that development in a place like New York City could be stopped by a bunch of pretty plants. But it has; as one of the leaders of the fight noted.

June 8, 2015
World Landscape Architecture

The Frick Collection in New York City has abandoned is current expansion plans, which would have destroyed the East 70th Street Garden designed by the internationally influential British landscape architect Russell Page (1906-1985).

June 6, 2015
World Architecture

The Frick Collection has yielded. Facing a groundswell of opposition to a proposed renovation that would have eliminated a gated garden to make way for a six-story addition, the museum — long admired for its intimate scale — has decided to abandon those plans and start over from scratch