Historic Preservation-Newsletter-September 2007 Newsletter
LETTER FROM THE CHAIR
The year has raced by quickly and we are upon another Annual Meeting. The Annual Meeting provides a great gathering to see and to hear about all the great projects and work underway by colleagues, thereby extending our personal and
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Birthplace of Airpower Aerodrome and Museum - Historic First Aero Squadron
Editor’s Note In 1990, I had the opportunity to participate in a landscape assessment study for Ft. Vancouver, a Hudson Bay fort that is also home to the oldest operating airfield in the United States (1912, Pearson
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Cultural Landscape Inventory of the Appalachian Trail - Shenandoah National
Over the past seventy five years, thousands have trod the 2100 plus miles of the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine. Most hikers hike the trail as a wilderness experience, but few may realize the degree to which the trail
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New Books
Botanical Progress, Horticultural Innovations, and Cultural Changes. Published as part of the Dumbarton Oaks Colloquium Series in the History of Landscape Architecture. Paper, $40.00.Designing the Nation's Capital The 1901 Plan for Washington, DC. by The Commission of Fine Arts. Published
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Nike Site Summit, Anchorage, Alaska
 Because we are only now beginning to think of the Cold War in terms of “history” instead of “current events,” many military installations that were decommissioned late in the Cold War have been demolished or are collapsing from neglect. No
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Northern California HALS Chapter Makes Progress
 The Northern California Chapter of HALS held its eleventh quarterly meeting on May 15, 2007 at the national register home of Governor George Pardee, in downtown Oakland, California.Pardee House Executive Director David Nicolai gave our group a short history of
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The Cultural Landscape Foundation Announces its Newest Cultural Landscapes
The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) announced the release of its newest Cultural Landscapes as Classrooms module, Icons of Modernism. TCLF’s Cultural Landscapes as Classrooms is a multidisciplinary, web based learning feature produced primarily for middle school students, but suitable for
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The Library of American Landscape History announces The Warren H. Manning Research Project
Landscape architect Warren Henry Manning (1860–1938) was one of the most productive and influential American practitioners in the profession’s early years. Manning worked in the firm of Fredrick Law Olmsted and went on to practice independently in thirty four states,
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Upcoming Conferences and Events
 Oct. 5 9, San Francisco, CA. 2007 ASLA Annual Meeting…see you there April 23 27, 2008, Cincinnati, OH. The 61st annual meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians. One of the sessions will focus on “The Baby Boom Suburban Landscape
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Urban Parkway Systems
During the past year, historians at Mead & Hunt, Inc. have evaluated two major urban parkway systems in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Omaha, Nebraska. The evaluation of the Milwaukee County Park System is part of mitigation efforts resulting from Section 106
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LETTER FROM THE CHAIR
Birthplace of Airpower Aerodrome and Museum - Historic First Aero Squadron
Cultural Landscape Inventory of the Appalachian Trail - Shenandoah National
New Books
Nike Site Summit, Anchorage, Alaska
Northern California HALS Chapter Makes Progress
The Cultural Landscape Foundation Announces its Newest Cultural Landscapes
The Library of American Landscape History announces The Warren H. Manning Research Project
Upcoming Conferences and Events
Urban Parkway Systems
 

 

Andrew Kohr, ASLA, Chair
(678) 689-2377
adkohr@gmail.com

Earen Hummel, ASLA, Vice Chair
(970) 484-6073
ehummel@bellefontainecemetery.org  

Tina Bishop, ASLA, Chair-Elect
(303) 477-5244
tina@mundusbishop.com

David Driapsa, ASLA, HALS Coordinator
(239) 591-2321
agarden@naples.net