The Cultural Landscape Foundation
November 6, 2009: The Hunter and the Philosopher: John O. Simonds 
Pioneer Landscape Architect


Patricia O'Donnell, FASLA, AICP 

Ms. O'Donnell received a master's degree in landscape architecture and urban planning from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. Ms. O'Donnell's consulting firm, Heritage Landscapes (with offices in Charlotte, VT and Westport, CT), specializes in preservation planning and implementation for cultural landscapes. Ms. O'Donnell has an extensive resume of publications and lectures, and has represented the profession in both national and international forums.

Patricia O’Donnell was selected by the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy to produce the 2009 Restoration Plan for Mellon Square.












Mellon Square, late 1950s.

Mellon square