Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site

Brookline, MA - 02445

(617) 566-1689




Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site is a unit of the National Park Service and presents the home and office of America's most famous park designer. Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903) is recognized as the founder of American landscape architecture and the nation’s foremost parkmaker. Olmsted moved his home to suburban Boston in 1883 and established at "Fairsted" the world's first full-scale professional office for the practice of landscape design. Over the course of the next century his sons and successors expanded and perpetuated Olmsted's design ideals

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