Join us for a free screening of THE OLMSTED LEGACY: AMERICA’S URBAN PARKS at the National Zoo in Washington, DC! Tomorrow, October 14, 6:30 – 8:00 PM.



Hosted by our friends at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park and Friends of the National Zoo!

Come hear a special panel discussion following the film about the future of America’s urban parks, featuring Charles A. Birnbaum (founder and president, The Cultural Landscape Foundation), Faye Harwell (director and partner, Rhodeside & Harwell), Susan Rademacher (parks curator, Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy) and TOL interviewee Tupper Thomas (administrator, Prospect Park and president, Prospect Park Alliance)!

And stay for drinks and small bites!



New Website!

July 29, 2010

New website launches today, featuring more information about the film, a teaser, and extended interviews.

In our extended interviews, hear Michael Dukakis talk about urban renewal in Massachusetts, NAOP founder Betsy Shure Gross explain the importance of public-private partnerships in park conservancy, and New York City Parks Commissioner Adrain Benepe recall the important role parks played on September 11.

Join us!  THE OLMSTED LEGACY, featuring the voices of Kevin Kline and Kerry Washington, premieres in Olmsted and Vaux’s classic park–under the stars, and free for all.

Wednesday, August 4


The Celebrate Brooklyn! Stage at the Bandshell, Prospect Park.

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