Springside, Poughkeepsie, NY | The only Andrew Jackson Downing landscape still essentially intact, Springside was the 45-acre ornamental farm and summer estate of Matthew Vassar, the founder of Vassar College. http://tclf.org/landscapes/springside
Donald M. Kendall Sculpture Garden, Purchase, NY | Edward Durrell Stone, Jr. was originally commissioned to design the sculpture garden for the PepsiCo headquarters 144-acre site in the 1960s. In 1981 British landscape architect Russell Page began a five year process of redesigning the grounds. His plan utilized carefully selected sculpture to organize the composition and spatial relationships of the plantings. http://tclf.org/landscapes/donald-m-kendall-sculpture-garden-pepsico
The J. Paul Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA | Constructed between 1983 and 1997, the Center is sited on a 110-acre parcel surrounded by a 600-acre preserve of native oaks and sycamores. A number of landscape architects and designers have worked on plans for the site, including Emmet L. Wemple & Associates, Laurie Olin, Dan Kiley, OLIN and artist Robert Irwin who created the sculptural Central Garden. https://tclf.org/landscapes/j-paul-getty-center Photo copyright OLIN by Takashi Sato.
Arizona Center, Phoenix, AZ | Comprising the southeastern section of a six block parcel in the center of downtown Phoenix, this urban plaza and public green space contributed to the revitalization of the city in the 1990s. The Rouse Company commissioned SWA Group and landscape architect William Callaway to design the site plan and landscape, in concert with the architecture firm of HKS, Inc. https://tclf.org/landscapes/arizona-center
Manhattan Square Park, Rochester, NY | Designed by Lawrence Halprin in 1971-1972, this park was the centerpiece of Rochester, NY's Southeast Loop Plan, an open space surrounded by largely unrealized high-density development. The focal point of the park is a sunken, concrete plaza containing a 2,000-seat amphitheater, restaurant, and waterfall fountain. https://tclf.org/landscapes/manhattan-square-park
The Architecture of Country Houses by Andrew J. Downing Throughout the early Victorian period American domestic architecture was dominated by the ideas and designs of Andrew Jackson Downing who emphasized function, convenience, and concord with the environment.