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TCLF in the News

October 6, 2015
The Rafu Shimpo

A legal dispute over UCLA’s sale of the Hannah Carter Japanese Garden has been resolved. The university and the Caldwell family [the Carter heirs] issued the following joint statement on Oct. 1: “The Caldwells and UCLA have settled all of their disputes in connection with their lawsuit, Caldwell vs. The Regents of the University of California."

October 5, 2015

The city we live in is a patchwork of structured landscapes, though we don’t always see it that way: The Denver metro area boasts beautiful parks and unique green spaces that we enjoy without ever wondering how they got here.

October 2, 2015
Total Landscape Care

Organized in cooperation with the Cultural Landscape Foundation, the exhibit – titled “The New American Garden: The Landscape Architecture of Oehme, van Sweden” – opens Oct. 17 and runs through May 2016. The National Building Museum is located about four blocks from the National Mall, in the heart of Washington. 

October 1, 2015
American Nurseryman

The exhibit features original plans by Founding Principals Wolfgang Oehme and James van Sweden, as well as renderings, photographs and fine art that illustrate the landscape design process: from early inspirations to project execution and landscape maturation.

October 1, 2015
The Architect's Newspaper

The Cultural Landscape Foundation just released the latest installment in their Pioneers Oral History series with a 64-minute interview-style documentary with landscape architect Nicholas Quennell.

September 29, 2015

Day one of the Cultural Landscape Foundation’s Chicago Garden Dialogues took place yesterday, with two excellent gardens being featured in two lush towns just north of the city ... Both gardens were impressive, and each had its own unique character and identity. The tour itself was a good experience as well, giving the opportunity for the small group of participants to engage in dialogue with the designer and property owner (hence the event’s name).

September 23, 2015

This weekend, designers and other garden enthusiasts will have the rare opportunity to tour four elegant Chicago area private gardens.

September 18, 2015
KPBS-TV (San Diego)

TCLF president & CEO Charles Birnbaum was interviewed by KPBS (San Diego) news anchor Peggy Pico about Balboa Park, which is celebrating the centennial anniversary of hosting the 1915 Panama-California Exposition, about the park's future.

August 24, 2015
Washington Business Journal

At least one D.C.-based group has risen up against design plans for a World War I memorial in a redesigned Pershing Park.

The Cultural Landscape Foundation says the five finalist designs vying to be chosen by the World War I Memorial Commission to create the tribute to veterans of the Great War all have at least one unifying theme: Demolishing Pennsylvania Avenue's Pershing Park as it is.

August 24, 2015

Earlier this month, after viewing the contenders in the US World War I Centennial Commission’s competition to redesign the National World War I Memorial in Washington DC, organizations like The Cultural Landscape Foundation began to began to voice their opinion regarding the reach of the competition. With the cultural importance of the site in mind, such organizations had hoped that the redesign would maintain the existing Pershing Park, but were disappointed to discover that the majority of the competition’s design proposals seek to demolish the existing landscape.