Town Square

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About Town Square

Town Square is a Seattle Channel series dedicated to connecting people and ideas. With lectures, debates, and forums recorded around the city at places such as Town Hall, the Seattle Public Library, and the Central District Forum of Arts and Ideas, Town Square brings interesting and provocative conversations to cable TV and the web.

Town Square: Olmsted in Seattle
Town Square: Olmsted in Seattle

Jennifer Ott, environmental historian and assistant director of HistoryLink, speaks about her book "Olmsted in Seattle" and the origins of Seattle's Olmsted Park System. Olmsted Parks in Seattle include Seward Park, Mt. Baker Park, Woodland Park, and Capitol Hill's Volunteer Park. Co-presented with Friends of Seattle's Olmsted Parks,, Special Collections at the Seattle Public Library.