Suggestions For Additional Reading


Alex, William, with intro. by Tatum, George B., Calvert Vaux, Architect and Planner. (New York, 1994).

Beveridge, Charles E., “Buffalo’s Park and Parkway System,” in Reyner Banham, et al., Buffalo Architecture: A Guide. (Cambridge, Mass., 1981).

Beveridge, Charles E., and Hoffman, Carolyn F., comp., The Master List of Design Projects Of The Olmsted Firm, 1857-1950. (Boston, 1987).

Beveridge, Charles E., and Hoffman, Carolyn F., comp., The Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted, Supplementary Series, vol. I: Writings on Public Parks, Parkways, and Park Systems. (Baltimore, 1997).

Beveridge, Charles E., Meier, Lauren and Mills, Irene, ed., Frederick Law Olmsted, Plans and Views of Public Parks. (Baltimore, 2015).

Beveridge, Charles E., Frederick Law Olmsted: Writings on Landscape, Culture and Society. (New York, 2015).

Hall, Lee, Olmsted’s America: An “Unpractical” Man and His Vision of Civilization. (Boston, 1995).

Kelly, Bruce, et al., The Art of the Olmsted Landscape, 2 vols. (New York, 1981).

Kowsky, Francis R., The Best Planned City in the World: Olmsted, Vaux and the Buffalo Park System. (Designing the American Park) (Amherst, Mass., 2013).

Kowsky, Francis R., ed., The Best Planned City: The Olmsted Legacy in Buffalo. (Buffalo, N.Y., 1992).

Kowsky, Francis R., Country, Park, and City: The Architecture and Life of Calvert Vaux. (New York, 1997).

Mead, Gerald C., Jr. ed., E. B. Green: Buffalo’s Architect. (Buffalo, 1997)

Roper, Laura Wood, FLO: A Biography of Frederick Law Olmsted. (Baltimore, 1973).

Rybczynski, Witold, A Clearing in the Distance: Frederick Law Olmsted and America in the Nineteenth Century. (New York, 1999).

Schuyler, David, The New Urban Landscape. (Baltimore, 1988).

Schneekloth, Lynda, Shibley, Robert, and Yots, Thomas, Olmsted in Buffalo and Niagara. (Buffalo, 2011).