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The Evolution of Olmsted’s Sudbrook Park (Virtual Talk)

April 29, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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On Friday April 29, 2022, author Melanie Anson will give a Virtual History on the evolution of Sudbrook Park, a planned community in northwest Baltimore designed in 1889 by Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr.. Olmsted, often seen as America’s first landscape architect, conceived this “suburban village” with curved roads and open green spaces, traits that set the community apart from its contemporaries. Portions of Sudbrook Park are registered on the National Register of Historic Places and listed as a Baltimore County Historic District.


About the Presenter: 

Melanie Anson is the author of the scholarly work “Olmsted’s Sudbrook: The Making of a Community.” She will be joined by landscape architect, Deane Rundell, FASLA, President Sudbrook Park Community Organization. They will be giving a close-to-sold-out tour of the neighborhood on Sunday April 24 for the Friends of Maryland’s Olmsted Parks & Landscapes as part of the Olmsted 200 celebration of the Bicentennial of Frederick Law Olmsted Sr’s birth.


About This Event: 

This program is hosted on Zoom. Upon registering you will receive an email confirmation and a Zoom link. If you do not receive a link, please contact If you do not contact us at least 1 hour prior to the start of the program, we cannot guarantee admittance.

The Baltimore Architecture Foundation (BAF) and Baltimore Heritage present the Virtual Histories Series: 30 minute live virtual tours and presentations focusing on Baltimore architecture, preservation and history. Hosted every Friday at 1:00 pm EST.

Tickets are donation based. We encourage you to give what you can to support BAF and Baltimore Heritage. Your support helps us make up for lost tour and program revenue from COVID-19 and create more virtual programs like this.


April 29, 2022
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
By Donation
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