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FSOP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Seattle’s unique Olmsted landscape heritage and raising awareness of the Olmsted philosophy of providing open space for all people.

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607_%281%29 Olmsted Legacy Task Force - Final Report
Events_general_historycafevolunteerpark_169_2400x1350-1280x720 MOHAI History Café: Volunteer Park from Cemetery to City Landmark
Belvedere_sm Join Us on May 18th  for our Walking Tour in Kinnear Park and SW Queen Anne Hill 
Sma-kinnear_park_postcard73333_ca_object_representations_media_159025_original Announcing our 2019 Summer Walking Tour Schedule
Sod_map3 Celebrating April 30 as "Seattle Olmsted Day"!
Colman Looking for New Board Members
!cid_f7473ef6-526f-40b3-be7f-f8d658e8e810_hsd1_or_comcast Olmsted Legacy to be Featured at McMenamin's Pub Night Talk
New_path_se Update on New and Restored Paths at Volunteer Park
Ar125174818435156 CORRECTION -- Walking Tour Date
Mc2 Walking Tour of Interlaken Park & Boulevard - August 18, 2018
Interlakenpark2 2018 Summer Walking Tours
Olmsted_plan_1908_sma_2390 Olmsted Legacy Task Force Meetings in 2018
Hiawatha_park_1925_asahel_curtis_sma_64050 A Park System for All: The Olmsted Vision for Seattle - May 10th
Post_image We are developing a book about Seattle's Olmsted legacy!
Img_4105 Join us September 16th 2017 for a Walking Tour and the Annual Meeting!
29805779236_c35a3a94a6_m Volunteer Park Fall Restoration Day - September 17
Hiawatha_sma_64050 2017 Walking Tour Schedule
Colman_park_02721-05 Colman Park Vista Restoration Project Meeting
Vp_amphitheater Volunteer Park Amphitheater Design Review
Volunteer_park_concert_grove_and_pergola_sma_30464 Public Meetings for SAAM Expansion Project in Volunteer Park
Hub-fest-graphic FSOP at Mt Baker Hub Fest - September 18-19
Woodlandpark_postcard_ca_1909_portland_post_card_co Join us September 17th 2016 for a Walking Tour and Annual Meeting!
Cowen_park_entry_02707-14 Mini Walking Tour in Ravenna-Cowen Parks
Olmsted_plan_1908_sma_2390 Olmsted in the News: Crosscut
Fsop_walking_tour_2015_1 Summer Walking Tours
24074870933_dfacc461d5_m Volunteer Park Summer Events
Schmitz_park_field_note Olmsted Correspondence Accessible Online
Olmsted designed residential garden tours
Nwfgs_logo Come See Us at the NW Flower and Garden Show!
Olmsted_writings_on_landscape Three New Books about Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr.
Bridge_in_schmitz_park_1910_sma_30259 TreePAC Candidate Forum
Mount_baker_blvd_at_franklin_1917_sma_1490 Mount Baker Town Center Street Festival - Sept. 20th
Vp_reservoir_sma_148588 Walking Tour and Annual Meeting in Volunteer Park - September 19th
Cityarch-29052 Walking Tour - July 18
Ayp_-_rainier_vista_j_a Summer 2015 Walking Tours Announced
Dunn_photo_marta_horvath Dunn Gardens Centennial Lecture - April 9th
February Board Meeting Agenda
2015-display-garden-sketch Volunteer Docents Needed for "Picture Yourself on Azalea Way"
Dunn_gardens_photo Dunn Gardens Centennial Garden Photo Contest
Cbd_thanks Library of American Landscape History Films Online
Fredericklawolmsteddesigningamerica.jpg__220x310_q85_upscale Screening of "Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America" - Jan. 31st
Mtbaker Friends of Mount Baker Town Center Launches Website
Hol_12_10_4_ Holiday in the Park - December 11th
Armory_sma147607 History Cafe: A Park System for All - The Olmsted Vision
Herrera-mishler-titleshot Herrera-Mishler Talk Available Online
Vpt_cleanup_5_2014 Fall Restoration Day - Volunteer Park
Lakeview 2014 Annual Meeting and Walking Tour
Buffalo_park_system Join us for a Lecture: The Remarkable Revitalization of Olmsted Parks
Vote-button Vote August 5th!
Saam_1936_sma_10588 Deco Night Program - July 25th
Vpt_picnic Summer Picnic in the Park - July 10th
02715-11 Hiawatha Playfield Walking Tour - June 21st
Fredericklawolmsteddesigningamerica.jpg__220x310_q85_upscale Olmsted Documentary Airs June 28th on KCTS
Hiawatha_playfield_ca1925_sma_64050 2014 Walking Tour Schedule
Schmitz_park_30258 Schmitz Park Walking Tour - May 17th
Kinnear_park_1908_sma_29507 Kinnear Park Ribbon Cutting
4culture_color 4Culture Grant Awarded to FSOP
Hiawatha_plan FSOP Board Meeting - April 7
Symposium_middle Olmsted Conference at Stanford University - March 27-28
Magnolia_blvd_at_howe_sma_52920 Past and Present of Magnolia Boulevard
People_in_park Volunteer Park Tree Walk - February 22
Hol_12_10_4_ A Holiday in Volunteer Park - December 12th
FSOP Comments to Parks Legacy Plan Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting
Dsc09051 Arboretum Foundation Program: Do Ecogeographic Gardens Work in Olmsted Parks?
Washington_park_1913_june_1913_sma_30551 FSOP Annual Meeting - September 28th
New_zealand_trails Walking Tour of New Zealand Focal Forest in Washington Park Arboretum
Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. Symposium Announced by NAOP
Volunteer_park_standpipe_may_1930_sma_4068 Walking Tour of Volunteer Park
Uw_aerial_view_c1933_jampa_collection Olmsted Online
Hiawatha_playfield_ca1925_sma_64050 New FSOP Website Launches
Colmanpark June Board meeting
032113_newplants_1 Peach Garden Planted in Volunteer Park