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Although captivated throughout his career by large, rural parks, during his later years Frederick Law Olmsted became intrigued by the social possibilities created by small urban spaces. Small neighborhood parks, playgrounds and squares might provide opportunities for respite from the congestion and noise of urban life.

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Metro Police recruits become Park Champions for a day!

June 14, 2011

Recently, recruits from Louisville Metro Police Academy Class 21, joined Olmsted Parks Conservancy’s Park Champion volunteers in the fray as work to eradicate invasive plants in Cherokee Parks continued. Many thanks and good luck to the recruits- and thanks to all of our volunteers for their help restoring this popular destination!