Tuesday, October 18, 2011

BOPC to host Book Launch at Marcy Casino (Saturday, October 22nd)

The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy is proud to announce the official book launch of “Olmsted in Buffalo and Niagara by Robert Shibley, Lynda Schneekloth, and Thomas Yots.  The book launch will take place Saturday, October 22, 2011 will be hosted by president and CEO of the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, Thomas Herrera-Mishler, at the Marcy Casino in Delaware Park (199 Lincoln Parkway).  The evening runs from 6:00pm until 8:00pm and will include cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, conversations with the authors, and a book signing.

From BuffaloBooks.com: Olmsted in Buffalo and Niagara is the first history and guidebook written about Frederick Law Olmsted and the remarkable urban parks he designed in Western New York at the end of the last century. He imprinted his vision of the world about the power of nature to heal and enrich urban life on both Buffalo and Niagara Falls. Olmsted gave Western New York two of his most important works, the Buffalo Olmsted Park and Parkway System, and the Niagara Reservation.

Pre-registration for this event is required and admission price is $30, which includes a signed copy of the book.  Attendees must contact Laura Genco in order to RSVP (laura@bfloparks.org or 716-838-1249 ext 11).

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