10 Parks That Changed America: Screening and Panel

UW Landscape Architecture
10 Parks That Changed America 
Screening + Panel

Wednesday March 30, 2016
Architecture Hall 147 - UW Seattle Campus

6:00 p.m. Reception
6:30 p.m. Screening + Panel Discussion

Rich Haag, Rich Haag Associates + UWLA Professor Emeritus
Rachel Gleeson, Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates 
Geoffrey Baer, Host, 10 That Changed America
Dan Protess, Producer, 10 That Changed America

One of the three episodes of the PBS 10 that Changed America series, 10 Parks that Changed America is a lively history of landscape architecture across the US. We take a whirlwind tour through ten influential city parks including the Squares of Savannah in Georgia, a park-like cemetery near Boston, the forgotten story of Central Park, the San Antonio River Walk, a park built on a toxic site in Seattle, and the High Line in New York.

Please join us as we present an edited screening of this episode (featuring Gas Works Park and Freeway Park) and a panel discussion between host Geoffrey Baer, producer Dan Protess, Rich Haag, the founder of our Department, and Rachel Gleeson of MVVA.

Registration:  This is a free event, but we ask that you RSVP by Wed March 23.

Broadcast Info: 10 that Changed America premieres Tuesdays, April 5, 12 and 19, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. on KCTS.

Back to March Newsletter