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Deep Diving: Green-Wood’s Cultural Landscape Report with Faye Harwell

Thursday, November 16, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Faye Harwell, founding partner of Rhodeside and Harwell in Arlington, Va., directed an impressive team of landscape designers, historians, arborists, architectural historians, and hydrologists in retracing the history and unique character of Green-Wood’s landscape. By examining thousands of historic records and archival documents and by meticulously studying the landscape itself, Harwell and her team have created an 800-page, two-volume Cultural Landscape Report. The massive tome, which follows the guidelines set forth by the US Department of the Interior, is an invaluable resource for the cemetery. Get the Reader’s Digest version in this lively one-hour presentation that will help you become an expert on Green-Wood too. The firm of Rhodeside and Harwell has worked with pre-eminent, historic landscapes around the world, including the Gettysburg Battlefield and the White House.

 

Tickets: $20, $15 for members of Green-Wood or The Brooklyn Historical Society

 

Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel: enter cemetery through main gates at 25th Street and Fifth Avenue

 

Click here for our inclement weather policy. This program is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

 
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