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Deep Diving: Green-Wood’s Cultural Landscape Report with Faye Harwell
November 16, 2017, 6:30pm–8:00pm
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
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