List of Olmsted works
The landscape architecture firm of Frederick Law Olmsted, and later of his sons John Charles Olmsted and Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. (known as the Olmsted Brothers), produced designs and plans for hundreds of parks, campuses and other projects throughout the United States and Canada. This is a non-exhaustive list of those projects.
Frederick Law Olmsted Sr.
Olmsted designed numerous school and college campuses between 1857 and 1895.
From 1895 to 1950, the Olmsted Brothers (his successors) added to some of their father's initial projects, as well as designing new ones. (See § Olmsted Brothers for those projects.) Together, these works totaled 355. Some of the most famous of Frederick Law Olmsted Sr. are listed here.
- American University Main Campus, Washington, D.C.
- Berwick Academy, South Berwick, Maine (1894)
- Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania (1885)
- Colgate University, Hamilton, New York
- Cornell University, Ithaca, New York (1867–73)
- Denison University, Granville, Ohio (1916)
- Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, New Jersey
- Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C. (1866)
- Groton School, Groton, Massachusetts
- Lawrenceville School, Lawrenceville, New Jersey (1883–1901)
- Manhattanville College, Purchase, New York
- Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts
- Noble and Greenough School, Dedham, Massachusetts
- Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts (1891–1965)
- Pomfret School, Pomfret, Connecticut
- St. Albans School (Washington, D.C.)
- Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts (1891–1909)
- Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, Main Quad (1887–1906) and campus master plan (1886–1914)
- Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut (1872–94)
- University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, master plan (1865)
- University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
- University of Maine, Orono, Maine
- University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island
- University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
- Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri (1865–99)
- Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts
- Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut (1874–81)
List of projects
Washington National Cathedral grounds/ District of Columbia / 1907
After the retirement of Frederick Law Olmsted Sr in 1895, the firm was managed by John Charles Olmsted and Frederick Law Olmsted Jr., as Olmsted and Olmsted, Olmsted Olmsted and Eliot, and Olmsted Brothers. Works from this period are often misattributed to Frederick Sr.
Selected private and civic designs
- Adair Country Inn gardens, Bethlehem, New Hampshire
- Audubon Park, New Orleans, Louisiana
- Ashland Park, residential neighborhood built around Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate in Lexington, Kentucky
- Bloomfield, Villanova, PA. Private house of George McFadden.
- Branch Brook Park, Newark, New Jersey
- The British Properties, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
- Brookdale Park, Bloomfield & Montclair, New Jersey
- Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial a memorial for American World War II servicemen in Cambridgeshire, near Cambridge, England
- Caracas Country Club (1928)
- Cleveland Metroparks System, in the Greater Cleveland area, Ohio
- Crocker Field Park, Fitchburg, Massachusetts
- Deering Oaks, Portland, Maine
- Druid Hills, Atlanta, Georgia
- Dunn Gardens, Seattle, Washington
- Eastern Promenade, Portland, Maine
- Elm Bank Horticulture Center, Wellesley, Massachusetts
- Fairmont Park, Riverside, California
- First Presbyterian Church of Far Rockaway, Queens, New York
- Fort Tryon Park, New York City
- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (originally League Island Park)
- Fresh Pond, Cambridge, Massachusetts
- Grover Cleveland Park, Caldwell, New Jersey
- High Point Park, Montague, New Jersey
- Homelands Neighborhood, Springfield, Massachusetts
- "New" Katonah, Katonah, New York
- Kentucky State Capitol Grounds, Frankfort, Kentucky
- Kohler (Village of), Wisconsin
- Leimert Park Neighborhood, Los Angeles
- Locust Valley Cemetery, Locust Valley, New York
- Metro Parks, Summit County, Ohio 
- Manito Park and Botanical Gardens, Spokane, Washington
- Marconi Plaza (originally Oregon Plaza)
- Marquette Park, Chicago, Illinois
- Memorial Park (Jacksonville), Florida
- Memorial Park, Maplewood, New Jersey
- Otto Kahn Estate, Cold Spring Hills, New York
- Oldfields-Lilly House and Gardens, a National Historic Landmark, originally Hugh Landon estate (Olmsted job # 6883  1920–1927) , Indianapolis, Indiana
- Piedmont Park, Atlanta, Georgia
- Planting Fields, Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York
- Pope Park, Hartford, Connecticut
- Prouty Garden, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston This garden is at risk of being destroyed for redevelopment purposes.
- Pulaski Park, Holyoke, Massachusetts
- Rahway River Parkway Union County, New Jersey
- Riverside Park, Hartford, Connecticut
- Rancho Los Alamitos Gardens, Long Beach, California
- Riverbend, Walter J. Kohler, Sr. estate grounds, Kohler, Wisconsin
- Seattle Park System
- Southern Boulevard Parkway (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
- South Mountain Reservation, Maplewood, Millburn, South Orange, West Orange, New Jersey
- South Park (now Kennedy Park), Fall River, Massachusetts, 1904
- Spokane, Washington city parks
- Springdale Park, Holyoke, Massachusetts
- Thompson Park and roadways, Watertown, New York
- Union County, New Jersey Park system
- Utica, New York Parks and Parkway System (1908–1914)
- Verona Park, Verona, New Jersey
- Wade Lagoon, on University Circle, Cleveland
- The garden at Welwyn Preserve, Long Island, New York
- Warinanco Park, Roselle, New Jersey
- Washington State Capitol campus, Olympia, Washington
- Watsessing Park, Bloomfield, New Jersey
- Weequahic Park, Weequahic section of Newark, New Jersey
- The Highlands Neighborhood, Seattle
- Barberrys, Nelson Doubleday house, Mill Neck, New York (1919–1924)
- "Allgates," Horatio Gates Lloyd house, Cooperstown Road, Haverford, Pennsylvania (1911–1915)
- Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama
- Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania (1895–1927)
- Chatham University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Denison University, Granville, Ohio (1916)
- Florence State Teachers College, Florence, Alabama (University of North Alabama) 
- Grove City College, Grove City, Pennsylvania (1929)
- Harvard Business School, Allston, Massachusetts (1925–31)
- Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania (1925–32)*
- Huntingdon College campus, Montgomery, Alabama
- Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana (1929–1936) 
- Iowa State University Ames, Iowa (1906)
- Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland (1903–19)
- Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania (1909)
- Lincoln Institute, Lincoln Ridge, Kentucky (1911)
- Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 
- Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky (1923)
- Middlesex School, Concord, Massachusetts (1901)
- Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts (1896–1922)
- Newton Country Day School, Newton, Massachusetts (1927)
- Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio (1903) 
- Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio (1909)
- Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon (1909) 
- Saint Joseph College, West Hartford, Connecticut
- Samford University, Homewood, Alabama
- Stanford University, Stanford, California (1886–1914)
- Troy University, Troy, Alabama
- Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts (1920)
- University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois (1901–10)
- University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida (1925)
- University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho (1908)
- University of Montevallo, Montevallo, Alabama
- University of Maine, Orono, Maine (1932)
- University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana (1929–32)
- University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island (1894–1903)
- University of Washington, Seattle, Washington (1902–20)
- Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York (1896–1932)
- Western Michigan University Main Campus, Kalamazoo, Michigan (1904)
- Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts (1902–12)
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