Chris Reed will be moderating Olmsted's Legacy: Landscape + the City, the second event in the Boston Futures community discussion series looking at the future of Boston and how Boston's Olympic and Paralympic bid might help us achieve a shared vision for that future.
One hundred and thirty years after Frederick Law Olmsted's Emerald Necklace re-shaped our city, Boston 2024 has taken a fresh look at Boston's public spaces—proposing new athletic facilities in several public parks and the completion of the Emerald Necklace as a part of the Olympic legacy. What are the possibilities for Boston's public realm beyond 2024? What roles can landscape play in defining and activating the Boston of tomorrow? How can new environmental challenges, new forms of recreation and leisure, new technologies, and new ideas about public space and the public realm shape the contemporary city and the social spaces that make it work?
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