The Best Planned City in the World: Olmsted, Vaux, and the Buffalo Park System (Designing the American Park)


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Beginning in 1868, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux created a series of parks and parkways for Buffalo, New York, that drew national and international attention. The improvements carefully augmented the city's original plan with urban design features inspired by Second Empire Paris, including the first system of ''parkways'' to grace an American city. Displaying the plan at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, Olmsted declared Buffalo ''the best planned city, as to streets, public

 


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