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  • The waterfront park—designed by Central Park's landscape architect Fredrick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux as well as by landscape architect Samuel Parsons —has had several additions over the years.

    Manhattan Valley: Good Side of 96th Street

  • Olmsted entered the competition to design Central Park together with Calvert Vaux, an English-born architect.

    Meaning In a Meadow

  • Landscape architects Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux of Central Park fame designed the diamond-shaped green space in 1866.

    Ditmas Park Keeps Getting Rediscovered

  • Adding a bit of country to city settings occurred in many places, but New York's Central Park, designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, is ­unsurpassed.

    History In the Hedgerows

  • Mr. Chalmé declined to give specifics on how he would revamp the sites, which include 209 and 219 Sullivan St. However, he said initial plans include incorporating into the project one of the buildings designed by Calvert Vaux , the famed architect who helped design New York's Central Park with Frederick Law Olmsted .

    Children's Aid to Sell Sites for $33 Million

  • It opened in 1839 and landscape architects Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux , designers of Central and Prospect parks, later redesigned Union Square to allow for larger gatherings.

    Flatiron District Evolves Into Pricey Choice

  • That's when it was put up in the plaza—the first time—by Calvert Vaux and his partner Frederick Law Olmsted, the Lincoln partisan and landscaper of Prospect Park.

    In Brooklyn, G Marks the Spot for a Bust of Abe Lincoln

  • The 30-acre Morningside Park, designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux , includes playgrounds, ball courts, cliff-like landscaping and a seasonal weekly farmer's market.

    Central Harlem Gains Ground, Aims for More

  • On good days it is a model of diversity, where families of different races and means enjoy a spectacular vista, with the hills landscaped by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux rising steeply up toward Morningside Drive and Columbia University.

    Wayne Trujillo: The Highlands and Harlem: Has Pollyanna Been Displaced by Gentrification?

  • The unfortunate result has been the relegation of Calvert Vaux to the shadows, at best, behind Frederick Law Olmsted in the view of too many New Yorkers.

    Vaux Helped Olmsted Get Started

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