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Graceland Cemetery: Landscape History and Design


Christopher Vernon, author of Graceland Cemetery: A Design History (2011), summarizes the largely forgotten history of the landscape design of Chicago's famed Graceland Cemetery. Vernon also discusses what O. C. Simonds, while Superintendent of and Landscape Gardener for Graceland Cemetery, accomplished that resulted in the international acclaim accorded to Graceland Cemetery's landscape design.



June 13 Lunch Talk @ CAF

Christopher Vernon, Associate Professor at the School of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts, The University of Western Australia

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Presented by the National Endowment for the Arts.

These talks are also made possible in part by a donation in memory of Myra Gary, Docent Class of 1999.




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