In this series we get to know Louisvillians who are passionate about the Olmsted Parks and support work of the Olmsted Parks Conservancy by being a member. Mary lives near Bingham Park in the Clifton Heights neighborhood and began volunteering in the park 5 years ago when a group of neighbors came together with more >
Become a member today and support the Frederick Law Olmsted Parks! Membership includes great benefits for you and your family. more >
Frederick Law Olmsted believed parks would educate and civilize citizens, that they would provide physical and spiritual blessings to people from tenements and sweatships as well as those from expensive mansions. He believed all people would meet and mingle in parks, thus overcoming the barriers of class and wealth. He believed in the power of parks to elevate humankind.