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Fred's Facts

The 1974 tornado destroyed eighty percent of Cherokee Park’s hardwood trees, and galvanized new support for restoring the parks.

Fred's Facts

April 13, 2011

Frederick Law Olmsted’s park designs include passages of scenery in which the visitor becomes immersed, experiencing the restorative action of the landscape. To achieve this result, he subordinated all elements of the design to the single purpose of making the landscape experience most profound.