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Boston

Boston

What's out there® Cultural Landscapes Guide

National Park Service

In Partnership with the National Park Service

The What’s Out There Cultural Landscapes guides are produced as a partnership between the National Park Service and The Cultural Landscape Foundation in acknowledgement of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the NPS in 1916.

In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the National Park Service (NPS), The Cultural Landscape Foundation and NPS are partnering to document nationally significant landscapes in five cities. The third of five interactive online guides, the What’s Out There Cultural Landscapes Guide to Boston was preceded by guides to Philadelphia (March 2016) and New York City (October 2016) and will be followed by guides to cultural landscapes in Richmond, VA (Fall 2017) and Baltimore, MD (Spring 2018).

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From the city’s founding in 1630 to the City Beautiful movement in the 20th century, Boston's landscape legacy is rich and nationally significant.

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Discover the extraordinary range of Boston's designed landscapes through illustrated essays of more than 60 sites, all of which can be explored on an interactive map.

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Read the profiles of more than 50 designers and visionaries whose work has shaped Boston over the course of three hundred years.

What’s Out There Guides are produced in partnership with the National Park Service on the 100th anniversary of their founding.
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