Olmsted Flower Bed: C66
Frederick Law Olmsted 1822-1903
b. Hartford, Connecticut • d. Brookline, Mass.
The south end of the Mall
is punctuated by a memorial garden, created in 1972 to memorialize the 150th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Law Olmsted
the visionary who conceived and built Central Park. Its striking planting of these well placed varieties along with its satisfying geometry make it a special tribute to the man who fought for his ideals and left us a most incredible legacy.