An overhead look at the Ernest Law Olmsted designed terraced staircase at Oakes Ames Memorial Hall
Oakes Ames Memorial Hall, that can bring together the look brilliance and artistry of two Gilded Age superstar architects – Henry Hobson Richardson (also known as H.H. Richardson) and Ernest Law Olmsted (also known as F.L. Olmsted, and F.L.O.) – is considered the most grand and luxurious qualities in the usa.
It’s also probably the most preferred and popular function and meeting spaces in Metropolitan Boston.
Then, again, it might almost need to be – using the building created by H.H. Richardson, who’s considered, together with An Artist and Louis Sullivan, a part of the Trinity of yankee Architects along with the grounds from the property planned by F.L. Olmsted, broadly known as the daddy of yankee Landscape Architecture.
Construction around the building and grounds started in 1879 and handle in 1881.
Architectural and style students and enthusiasts from around the world visit North Easton Village to see, personally, and also to photograph, Oakes Ames Memorial Hall – along with the broader trove of Gilded Age architecture and artistry within the village, including four more H.H. Richardson structures, more F.L.O. landscapes, as well as the works of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, John La Farge, and Stanford White-colored.
Justin Martin: 'Genius of Place: the Life of Frederick Law Olmsted'
Peter Murphy: Despite the poor production values the presentation by Mr Martin is excellent.