Landslide2008: Marvels of Modernism

Sam Sweezy (American, b. 1946)
Boston City Hall Plaza

Sam Sweezy has worked professionally as a photographer for over 25 years. Between 1991 and 1995, he collaborated on an ethnographic study of Armenian history and beliefs seen through culture, craft, and ritual. The resulting book, Armenian Folk Arts, Culture and Identity, was published by Indiana University Press (2001). In 2002, Sweezy was a fellow at the Atlantic Center for the Arts in Florida. Most recently, his work on the Panama Canal Zone was exhibited at the 8th Panama Biennial. He has a Bachelor of Science in Communication (film studies) from Boston University.


Photos © Sam Sweezy

George Eastman House Exhibition

These images will be featured in an exhibition of original photography opening November 19, 2008.
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List of Marvels

Boston City Hall Plaza
Boston, Massachusetts

Estates Drive Reservoir
Oakland, California

Heritage Plaza
Heritage Park
Fort Worth, Texas

Kaiser Roof Garden
Kaiser Center
Oakland, California

Lake Elizabeth
Allegheny Commons
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Manhattan Square Park
Rochester, New York

Mill Creek Canyon

Kent, Washington

Miller Garden
Columbus, Indiana

El Monte
Hato Rey, Puerto Rico

Pacific Science
Center Courtyard

Seattle, Washington

San Francisco, California

Peavey Plaza
Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, Minnesota

education partners
Garden DesignGeorge Eastman House
Additional Sponsors

American Society of Landscape Architects’ Indiana, Pennsylvania/Delaware, Minnesota, Northern California, Texas, Upstate New York, and Washington Chapters • Astorino • Charles Butt • Design Within Reach • Topher Delaney • Sandy Donnell & Justin Faggioli • Fathom • Tom Fox • Hillman Foundation • Indianapolis Museum of Art • Lorraine Osmundson • Richard T. Murphy • National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Northeast, Southwest, and Western Offices- with funds from the Charles Evans Hughes Memorial Foundation of New York, Dodge Jones Foundation Intervention Fund, and Eastern Massachusetts Preservation Fund • James Richards • Seibert & Rice • Diana & Bruce Shuman • Ann Stack • SWA Group • TBG Partners • Michal and Jeffrey William Tincup • Unilock Inc. • The Woltz Charitable Trust