Sunday, December 27, 2009

EVOLUTION OF THE TEXAS LANDSCAPE
©2009 by Kurt Culbertson
c.1825 Austin City Cemetery/Oakwood Cemetery founded
1851 San Pedro Springs Park established in San Antonio
1857 Frederick Law Olmsted’s Travels through Texas published
1871 Glenwood Cemetery founded in Houston.
1879 Riverside Cemetery in Wichita Falls established.
1899 Braeckinridge Park in San Antonio created.
c.1900 Texas State Capitol Grounds in Austin by Charles Gilbert
1907 Boice Residence, XIT Ranch, in Channing by George Kessler
1907 George Kessler’s Master Plan for Fair Park in Dallas
1907 George Kessler’s Parks and Boulevard System Plan for Fort Worth
1907 George Kessler’s Park Plan for Burk Burnett Park in Fort Worth
1907 Wilbur David Cook’s Plan for Highland Park
1907 George Kessler designs Ryan Place subdivision Fort Worth
1909 Rice University Master Plan in Houston by Cram, Goodhue, and Ferguson
19?? George Kessler’s Plan for Highland Park
19?? Arthur Comey’s Park and Boulevard Plan for Houston
1910 W. J. Neale Residence by Olmsted Brothers
1910 Untitled Project in Tyler by George Kessler
1910 A. W. Grant property master plan in Fort Worth by George Kessler
1911 George Kessler’s City Plan for Dallas
1910 Cameron Park Master Plan in Waco by George Kessler
1911 Texas Christian University Master Plan by Fort Worth architects Waller and Field
1911-12 John P. Withers Residence San Antonio by Olmsted Brothers
1912 San Antonio Regional Improvement projects by Omsted Brothers
1912 E.A. Peden garden by Edward Dewson
1913 Arthur Coleman Comey’s City Plan for Houston
1913 William Ward Watkins designs Courtlandt Place subdivision in Houston
1913 San Antonio Orphan’s Home by Olmsted Brothers
1915 Brackenridge Park Golf Course San Antonio by A. W. Tillinghast
1915 George Kessler’s Park Plan for Hermann Park Houston
n.d. Oak Hills Country Club Golf Course San Antonio by A. W. Tillinghast
1916 Houston Exposition Grounds Master Plan by George Kessler
1916 Cleveland Park Master Plan in Houston by George Kessler
1916 Highland Park Master Plan in Houston by George Kessler
1916 Settergast Park Master Plan in Houston by George Kessler
1916 E. L. Flippen Residence in Dallas by George Kessler
1916 Hugh E. Prather Residence in Dallas by George Kessler
1916 E. Sanger Residence in Dallas by George Kessler
1916 Highland Park, Phase Two in Dallas by George Kessler
1916 Laguna Gloria in Austin created
1916 Shadyside Subdivision in Houston by George Kessler
1916 East Baldwin Park in Houston by George Kessler
1917 Henry Staiti garden in Westmoreland, Houston, by Edward Dewson
1917 Zilker Park in Austin founded
1917 San Antonio Japanese Gardens begin construction
1917 Munson Park Master Plan in Denison by George Kessler
1917 Forest Park Master Plan in Denison by George Kessler
1918 Camp Travis Master plan in San Antonio by George Kessler
1918 Camp MacArthur Master plan in Waco by George Kessler
1918 Camp Bowie master plan in Fort Worth by George Kessler
1919 Sherman Comprehensive Plan by George Kessler
1920 Miraflores Garden established in San Antonio
1920 Additions to and Renovation of Fort Worth Country Club by A. W. Tillinghast
c.1920 San Antonio Riverwalk Plan by Robert Hugman
1921 Wichita Falls Comprehensive Plan by George Kessler
1921-1932 Robert J. Neal Residence in Houston by Olmsted Brothers
1922 Young Residence in Mineral Wells by George Kessler
1922Fort Worth City Plan by Olmsted Brothers
1922 Mrs. George M. Aldredge Residence in Dallas by Olmsted Brothers
1923 William Ward Watkins designs Broadacres subdivision in Houston

1923 Texas State Park Bard created under Governor Pat Neff
1923 El Paso Comprehensive Master Plan by George Kessler
1924 Plan for the Houston Zoological Gardens by Hare and Hare
1924 Campus Plan for Texas Tech University in Lubbock by William Ward Watkins and Sanguinet, Staats, and Hedrick
1924 Brook Hollow Golf Club Dallas by A. W. Tillinghast
1924 Houston Country Club Estates by Olmsted Brothers
1924 River Oaks subdivision in Houston by Hare and Hare
1925 Fort Worth Park System Master Plan by Olmsted Brothers
1925 University of Texas Master Plan in Austin by Olmsted Brothers
1925-1928 Fort Worth Parks by Olmsted Brothers
1926-1927 Alex Camp Residence in Dallas by Olmsted Brothers
1926-1928 Bayou Bend in Houston by Ruth London and Fleming and Shephard
1927 Houston Botanical Gardens in Hermann Park by Hare and Hare
1928 Texas Federation of Garden Clubs founded
1928 Hare and Hare plan the Monticello Addition of Fort Worth
c. 1928 Hare and Hare plan additions to Greenwood and Mount Olivet Cemeteries of Fort Worth
c. 1928 Hare and Hare plan the Fort Worth Botanical Gardens
1930 Dallas Park Board approves plans to make White Rock lake into a park.
1931 Paul Cret Master Plan for the University of Texas at Austin
1933 Master Plan for Southwestern University by Hage and Hage
1934 Twenty-four CCC projects created in Texas including Big Bend, Davis Mountains, Palo Duro Canyon, Caddo Lake, Huntsville State Park, Meridian State Park, Mineral Wells State Park, and White Rock Lake in Dallas.
1935 Lambert’s Landscape Company locates in Dallas
1935-37 Heyer Residence in River Oaks Houston by Fleming and Shepphard
1936 Construction of Chandor Gardens begins in Weatherford
1936 Landscaping of the San Jacinto Monument Houston by C. C. Fleming
1936 Additions to and Renovation of Bob-O-Links Golf Club Dallas by A. W. Tillinghast
1936 Reconstruction of Austin Country Club by A. W. Tillnghast
1936 Reconstruction of Bob-O-Links Country Club Dallas by A. W. Tillinghast
1936 Reconstruction of Ridgelea Country Club Fort Worth by A. W. Tillinghast
1936 Reconstruction of River Oaks Country Club Houston by A. W. Tillinghast
1936 Reconstruction of Guy Wortham Country Club (formerly known as Houston Country Club) by A. W. Tillinghast.
1936 Examination of Colonial Country Club by A. W. Tillinghast
1938 Rose Gardens in Hermann Park constructed
1939 DeGolyer Estate by Arthur Berger
1947 Texas City Memorial Cemetery designed by Houstonian Herbert Skogland
c.1948 Trinity University landscape master plan by Arthur and Marie Berger
1950 Santo Domingo Ranch Master Plan in Beeville by Arthur and Marie Berger
1950 Philips Residence in Preston Hollow by Arthur and Marie Berger
1950 Chapman Residence in University Park by Arthur and Marie Berger
1950 O.P. Leonard Estate in Fort Worth by Arthur and Marie Berger
1950-56 Berger Residence on Turtle Creek Dallas by Arthur and Marie Berger
1953 Leake Residence Garden by Arthur and Marie Berger in Highland Park
1953 McNaughton Residence in Preston Hollow by Arthur and Marie Berger
1953-54 Penson Residence in Highland park by Arthur and Marie Berger
1955 Decorative Center in Dallas by Arthur and Marie Berger
1955 Redevelopment Plan for the San Antonio Riverwalk led by Robert L. Frazer, Park Director
1955-1965 Exchange Business Park by Arthur and Marie Berger
1956-57 Haggerty Residence in Preston Hollow by Arthur and Marie Berger
1957 Temple Emanu-El by Arthur and Marie Berger
1957 Merritt House by Arthur and Marie Berger
1957-58 3525 Turtle Creek by Arthur and Marie Berger
1958 Texas Instrument Campus by Arthur and Marie Berger
1959 Hackberry Creek landscape in Highland Park by Arthur and Marie Berger
1959 St. Marks School of Dallas by Arthur and Marie Berger
1959 McDermott Residence in Highland Park by Arthur and Marie Berger
1959 Dallas City Library Rooftop Garden by Arthur and Marie Berger
1960 Edwards Residence in Highland Park by Arthur and Marie Berger
1960s Japanese Garden in Zilker Park in Austin by Isamu Taniguchi
1961 Shangri La Botanical Gardens founded in Orange
1962 Victoria Plaza San Antonio by Stewart King
1963 Great National Life Insurance Company by Arthur and Marie Berger
1964 Town Lake Austin by Stewart King
1967 Steves Garden San Antonio by Stewart King
1968 Hemisphere San Antonio landscape by Stewart King
1968-73 Richard B. Myrick and Associates design landscape of DFW
Dick Heidrick
1971 Texas A and M Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree accredited
1972 Hermann Park Master Plan by Lockwood, Andrews, Newnam and James Cummins
1974 Fort Worth Water Gardens designed by Philip Johnson
1974 The Woodlands by Wallace, Roberts, McHarg, and Todd
1977 Thanksgiving Square in Dallas by Philip Johnson
1980 Heritage Park in Fort Worth by Lawrence Halprin
1982 Dallas Arts District Master Plan by Sasaki Associates
1983 Dallas Museum of Fine Arts Garden by Dan Kiley
1984 Williams Square designed in Irving by Jim Reeves of SWA Group
1984 Moody Gardens Master Plan in Sir Goeffrey Jellicoe
1985 Burk Burnett Park in Fort Worth redesign by Peter Walker and Partners
1986 Fountain Place Plaza in Dallas by Dan Kiley
1988 I.B.M. Solana in Westlake Texas by Peter Walker and Partners
1992 Japanese Garden in Hermann Park in Houston created
1993 Hanna/Olin Master Plan for Hermann Park
1994 Baytown Nature Center by SWA Group
1995 Myrick Newman and Dahlberg design for Pioneer Plaza in Dallas
1996 Myrick Newman and Dahlberg design for Pegasus Plaza in Dallas
200? Peter Walker and Partners Plan for the Nasher Sculpture Garden
200? SWA Group plan for Buffalo Bayou Houston
2002 Fort Worth Children’s Zoo by Olin
2002 Rachosky House Dallas by Armstrong-Berger
2005 Fair Park Comprehensive Plan by Hargreaves and Associates
2008 Discovery Green design by Hargreaves and Associates
2008 Domain in Austin by Design Workshop
2009 Springwoods at The Woodlands by Design Workshop
2009 Lewisville Town Center by Design Workshop
2009 Buffalo Bayou Promenade by SWA Group
2009 Trinity River Corridor Design Guidelines by WRT
2009 Memorial Park Houston by Olin
2010 AT and T Canyons Course by Pete Dye and Bruce Lieske at TPC San Antonio
2010 George W. Bush Presidential Library landscape by Michael Van Valkenburgh
n.d River Oaks Country Club course in Houston designed by Donald Ross
n.d Sunset Grove Country Club course in Orange designed by Donald Ross
n.d. El Paso War Memorial by Olmsted Brothers
n.d. Gonzales State Park Master Plan by George Kessler
n.d Bastrop State Park founded
n.d Miraflores Park founded in San Antonio
n.d Alibandtes Flint Quarries National Monument
n.d Amistead National Recreation Area
n.d Big Bend National Park
n.d Big Thicket National Preserve
n.d Chamizal National Memorial
n.d Fort Davis National Historic Site
n.d Guadalupe Mountains National Park
n.d Lake Meredith National Recreation Area
n.d Lyndon B. Johnson National Historic Site
n.d Padre Island National Seashore
n.d Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site
n.d Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River
n.d San Antonio Missions National Historic Park
n.d Additions to and Renovation of Cedar Crest Golf Club Dallas by A. W. Tillinghast
n.d Additions to and Renovation of Dallas Country Club by A. W. Tillinghast
n.d Additions to and Renovation of Lakewood Country Club by A. W. Tillinghast
n.d Examination of San Antonio Country Club by A.W. Tillinghast
n.d Frito-Lay National Headquarters by Sasaki Associates
n.d. Addison Circle Park by Sasaki Associates
n.d. Rice University Landscape Improvements by Sasaki Associates
n.d. St. Edwards University Landscape Improvements by Sasaki Associates
n.d. University of North Texas at Dallas Master Plan by Sasaki Associates
n.d. Waterway Square at the Woodlands by Sasaki Associates
n.d. Baylor University Master Plan by JJR and F & S Partners.
n.d. A T and T Performing Arts Center in Dallas by JJR and Michel Desvigne

Lakewood Subdivision Dallas designed by ____
Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery established.
Fort Bliss National Cemetery established.
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery established
Houston National Cemetery established
Kerrville National Cemetery established
San Antonio National Cemetery established
Greenwood Cemetery in Fort Worth established
Mother Neff State Park created in Coryell County
Graduate program in Landscape Architecture created at the University of Texas
Landscape Architecture program created at the University of Texas at Arlington
Landscape Architecture program created at Texas Tech University
Llano or Amarillo Cemetery founded in Amarillo
Del Rio Cemetery founded in Del Rio
Irving Arts Center Sculpture Garden by Mahlon Perry
Master Plan for Sam Houston State University
Master Plan for Southern Methodist University
Master Plan for Baylor University
Master Plan for the University of Houston
Master Plan for Texas A and M University
Master Plan for Abilene Christian University
Master Plan for University of Texas El Paso
Master Plan for the University of North Texas
Blinn College Master Plan
n.d. First Colony Master Plan in Houston by SWA Group
n.d. Dallas West End Arts District Master Plan by SWA Group
n.d Firewheel Town Center in Garland by SWA Group
n.d Westlake Corporate Campus in Westlake by SWA Group
n.d. Brays Bayou Recreation Area in Harris County by SWA Group
n.d. Katy Trails by SWA Group
n.d. Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden Master Plan by SWA Group
n.d. Pine Lake Residence by SWA Group
n.d. Addison D.A.R.T. Transit System landscape by SWA Group
n.d. TXDOT Green Ribbon Project by SWA Group
n.d. Strait Lane Residence Dallas by Reed Hilderbrand
n.d. Meadowwood Residence by Edward Larabee Barnes. Restoration by Reed Hilderbrand.
n.d. Monte Vista Residence in San Antonio by Reed Hilberbrand.
19?? Arthur and Marie Berger’s Plan for Trinity University