established in 2002,
examines threatened landscapes and is designed to educate the public about and
rally support for these sites.
they turned their sites on the H. H. Richardson Complex.
increasing the public’s awareness of the important legacy of cultural
landscapes and the need to help save them for future generations, the Cultural
Landscape Foundation (TCLF), established in 1998, is the only not-for-profit
foundation of its kind in America.
not clear whether Buffalo has made its tour roster, previous sites highlighted
by Landslide have
brought traveling exhibitions organized in cooperation with, and curated by,
George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, which
commissioned original photography of the endangered places.
has focused on the grounds of the complex; for a more up-to-date article about
the buildings, see this Preservation Nation article by Tricia McCarter-Joseph. http://www.preservationnation.org/magazine/2009/todays-news/neglected-buffalo-asylum.html
present 2009 Landslide sites,
culled from nearly 100 nominations,
feature the work of master landscape architects Frederick Law Olmsted, Beatrix
Farrand, George Kessler and Hideo Sasaki, along with architects I.M. Pei and
Image: Infrared photo by Bob Schultz