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 (ōm′stĕd′, -stĭd), Frederick Law 1822-1903.
American landscape architect who was the chief designer of Central Park in New York City (1858-1861).
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(ˈoʊm stɪd, -stɛd)

n. Frederick Law,
1822–1903, U.S. landscape architect.
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He revered Frederick Law Olmsted, the designer of Central Park, and this project for a barge of vegetation towed around Manhattan by tugboat can be seen as a kind of homage to his nineteenth-century land art predecessor.
In fact, Young effectively documents the fact that during the 1860s, Frederick Law Olmsted and others were making the case for urban parks as well or better than anyone does today.
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According to the career center, the project has three main objectives: to provide Polaris students and students in the associate schools of Berea, Brooklyn, Fairview, Midpark, North Olmsted, Olmsted Falls and Strongsville with a habitat to study native pond plants and aquatic life such as fish and amphibians, as well as creating a wildlife protection site; to allow frequent studies without the expense of field trips; and to link the curriculum taught within the horticultural sciences program to national and state benchmarks.
The airport is planning to extend its runway by 2,000 feet in September, however it is feared the extension will lead to noisier conditions for residents in Olmsted Falls.
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The Olmsted Scholarship is a fantastic but perhaps little known opportunity for Army officers.