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Friends of Olmsted-Beil House celebrates 5th anniversary

FOBH 5th Anniversary Celebration

    November 18, 2023 — Members and supporters of Friends of Olmsted-Beil House gathered to celebrate 5 years since the incorporation of the non-profit group.

    Olmsted Fall Festival for Children October 28, 2023

    Olmsted Fall Festival for Children

      October 28, 2023 — Olmsted-Beil House Park was filled with fall fun as more than 100 children gathered for crafts, pumpkin-painting, prizes, an autumn scavenger hunt, goody bags, games, a hay jump, interactive giant bubbles, and a costume parade.

      Council Member Joseph Borelli with group at Street Co-Naming Ceremony

      Frederick Law Olmsted Street Co-Naming Ceremony

        August 26, 2022 – NYC Council Member Joseph Borelli and members and supporters of Friends of Olmsted-Beil House (FOBH) gathered to celebrate the co-naming of a street near Olmsted-Beil House Park as “Frederick Law Olmsted Way.”

        FLO Fest birthday cake

        FLO Fest

          April 24, 2022 A celebration of the 200th anniversary of Frederick Law Olmsted’s birth, this was the first public event to be held at Olmsted-Beil House Park.

          Frederic Law Olmsted

          Olmsted, Public Health, and Urban Planning

            Sept. 22, 2021 Join Turnstile Tours and the Friends of Olmsted-Beil House for a virtual panel discussion to mark the 150th anniversary of the publication of Frederick Law Olmsted’s report for the Staten Island Improvement Commission, a comprehensive plan for the island’s growth and development.

            Andrew Gustafson of Turnstile Tours visits Olmsted-Beil House on May 17 in preparation for June 10 tour

            Exploring Staten Island’s Olmsted-Beil House

              June 10, 2021 A one-hour live virtual tour by Turnstile Tours of Olmsted-Beil House Park. Presentations were also given by Olmsted biographer, New Yorker, and FOBH supporter Justin Martin and FOBH Board members and historians Patricia Salmon and Tina Kaasmann-Dunn.

              Betsy Greene

                FOBH Board Member Betsy Greene is the daughter of the prominent Staten Island landscape architect and environmental activist Bradford Greene, who spent many hours regaling the family on the accomplishments of his hero, the great Frederick Law Olmsted.