The Olmsted Parks and Parkways of Buffalo, New York

Suggestions For Additional Reading


Alex, William, with intro. by Tatum, George B., Calvert Vaux, Architect and Planner. (New York, 1994).

Beveridge, Charles E., “Buffalo’s Park and Parkway System,” in Reyner Banham, et al., Buffalo Architecture: A Guide. (Cambridge, Mass., 1981).

Beveridge, Charles E., and Hoffman, Carolyn F., comp., The Master List of Design Projects Of The Olmsted Firm, 1857-1950. (Boston, 1987).

Beveridge, Charles E., and Hoffman, Carolyn F., comp., The Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted, Supplementary Series, vol. I: Writings on Public Parks, Parkways, and Park Systems. (Baltimore, 1997). See for more information on this title.

Hall, Lee, Olmsted’s America: An “Unpractical” Man and His Vision of Civilization. (Boston, 1995).

Kelly, Bruce, et al., The Art of the Olmsted Landscape, 2 vols. (New York, 1981).

Kowsky, Francis R., ed., The Best Planned City: The Olmsted Legacy in Buffalo. (Buffalo, N.Y., 1992).

Kowsky, Francis R., Country, Park, and City: The Architecture and Life of Calvert Vaux. (New York, 1997).

Mead, Gerald C., Jr. ed., E. B. Green: Buffalo’s Architect. (Buffalo, 1997)

Roper, Laura Wood, FLO: A Biography of Frederick Law Olmsted. (Baltimore, 1973).

Schuyler, David, The New Urban Landscape. (Baltimore, 1988).

Schneekloth, Lynda, et al., Olmsted in Buffalo and Niagara. (Buffalo, 2011.