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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).


(ˈoʊm stɪd, -stɛd)

n. Frederick Law,
1822–1903, U.S. landscape architect.
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Olmsted Parks Conservancy and Louisville Parks & Recreation have begun a $1,100,000 restoration project in the Bonnycastle Hill/Hogan Fountain area, one of the most active areas in Cherokee Park.
Leonard Kurland, who established collaborative agreements with other local health care providers (hospitals, physician groups, and clinics [primarily Olmsted Medical Center]) to develop a medical records linkage system that covered the entire population of Olmsted County.
DAV Department of Minnesota's Chapter 28 teamed up with the Olmsted County Veterans Service Officer team and the Olmsted Parks team to host the sixth annual Chester Woods Deer Hunt for local disabled veterans.
Culinary gourmand and award-winning food journalist Larry Olmsted (who writes the "Great American Bites" column for USA Today) presents Real Food, Fake Food: Why You Don't Know What You're Eating & What You Can Do About It, a scathing expose of how severely unregulated the food industry can be, now available as an unabridged audiobook.
Anthony Wittmer, communications coordinator for Olmsted County Environmental Resources, will present an overview of the county's Integrated Solid Waste Management System as part of the Storm Water Speaker Series.
In 1895, Elmwood staff hired landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted to improve the cemetery's grounds.
There, you'll find a recently placed roadside historical marker which honors a lifetime of work by Mildred Scott Olmsted on behalf of WILPF.
The mayor compared it to the work of US urban designer Frederick Law Olmsted, who created New York City's Central Park.
General George Olmsted, who organized logistics and transportation in China during World War II, established the Olmsted Scholar Program to enhance young officers' humanitarian skills through the development of language proficiency and regional cultural awareness.
If you're a naval aviator interested in immersing yourself in a foreign country, learning a new language and studying abroad to enhance your leadership skills, the Olmsted Scholar Program may be just the opportunity for you.
Mark Pomykacz, MAI, and Chris Olmsted are the winners of the 2014 Swango Award and a $3000 honorarium for their article, "The Appraisal of Power Plants," published in the Summer 2014 issue of The Appraisal Journal.
Olmsted first achieved prominence as a designer in 1858, when, together with his partner Calvert Vaux, he won the open competition to design New York City's Central Park.