Friday, January 29, 2010

Non-profit recreates historic street scape designed by Kessler in 1920; Terra Haute,IN

Terre Haute News, Terre Haute, Indiana- - TREES meeting with Ohio Boulevard homeowners:
Ohio Boulevard homeowners will meet Thursday to learn about plans to rebuild the historic area’s tree canopy.
TREES Inc., in cooperation with the City of Terre Haute, will plant 100 shade trees along the boulevard March 27. The spring planting will be the first of several projects TREES Inc. will complete this year in celebration of its 20th anniversary.
City Forester Bill Kincius will have maps of the area showing potential planting sites and will discuss the types of trees that will be planted.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989, the Ohio Boulevard-Deming Park Historic District was designed in 1920 by one of America’s best-known landscape architects, George Kessler. Sites for the new trees will be based on Kessler’s landscape design for the boulevard.

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