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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.

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News: Meet our 2017 Summer/Fall Interns

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August 14, 2017

We are delighted to have talented undergraduate student interns with us this summer and fall.  Each are studying diverse fields while contributing a great deal to our work in the Olmsted Parks.                 Mike Cleary:  A marketing major and history minor at the University of Louisville, Mike looks forward more >

News: Meet our 2016 Summer Interns

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June 29, 2016

We are fortunate to have a talented group of undergraduate students interning with us this summer. They are studying diverse fields, but each is contributing a great deal to our work in the Olmsted Parks. Billy Fenton: A history major at Drew University in New Jersey, Billy is helping us compile readily accessible and detailed more >