Julie Bargmann Oral History

Julie Bargmann, who received the Cornelia Hahn Oberlander International Landscape Architecture Prize in 2021, is the subject of the eighteenth oral history in the award-winning Pioneers of American Landscape Design® Oral History Project series, covering her journey from a childhood in suburban New Jersey to becoming the “Queen of Slag.” 

This series of richly produced segments explores the influential landscapes and experiences of her early life, milestones in her trailblazing career, and the evolution of her unique design philosophy.

Oral History Framework

Video clips are divided into three categories: BIOGRAPHY, DESIGN, and PROJECTS.

Each clip is between one and six minutes long.

Interview: Julie Bargmann was interviewed by Charles A. Birnbaum in September 2021.

Julie Bargmann Oral History Transcript

Reflections: The Cultural Landscape Foundation contacted Bargmann's colleagues and professional associates to share their stories and memories.

Julie Bargmann Reflections


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