While you may not know his name, chances are you know his work. Laurie Olin is responsible for many of the most iconic and beloved parks, gardens and public spaces in the country, including the Getty Center gardens, Battery Park City, Columbus Circle, the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden, the Washington Monument grounds, Bryant Park, Mission Bay and Independence Mall, to name only a few. His imprint on cityscapes extends to many more public spaces he’s created all over the world, most notably Canary Wharf and Bishop’s Gate in London, Villa Olimpica in Barcelona, and the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin.

Washington Monument, DC

Washington Monument, DC

Columbus Circle, NYC

Columbus Circle, NYC

 
Independence Mall, Philadelphia

Independence Mall, Philadelphia