Interview With Layla George, President, Olmsted Parks Conservancy, Louisville, KY (Episode 107)

The City of Louisville, Kentucky, is one of only four cities in the world which can claim a system of parks designed by the Frederick Law Olmsted  and  his family firm of landscape architects. Now over 100 years old, these 17 parks are a treasure to the citizens of Louisville and to the nation.  These historic parks continue to serve their function and are an integral part of the fabric of that city.

Our guest, Layla George, is the President of the Olmsted Parks Conservancy. This organization serves as a non profit partner to the City of Louisville working to protect and enhance these Olmsted Parks.

In this interview Layla gives us an orientation to the Olmsted Parks of Louisville. We discuss some major  projects as well as ongoing management challenges.

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