On this episode of Out of Office: A Travel Podcast, the boys return to discussing one of Ryan’s personal heroes: the landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted. They discuss Olmsted’s signature style, how his family cashed in on the family name, and 8 top Olmsted designs outside of the world famous Central Park.
Things we talked about in today’s podcast:
Ryan’s interview with a renowned Olmsted biographer
Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site
Biltmore in Asheville, NC
Back Bay Fens in Boston, MA
US Capitol Grounds in Washington D.C.
Hubbard Park in Meriden, CT
Prospect Park in Brooklyn
Belle Isle in Detroit, MI
Congress Park in Saratoga Springs, NY
Olmsted NYC Restaurant
Rick Steves Interview in the New Yorker