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1889 Plan

Olmsted's curvilinear road plan was exceptional in an age when the straight grid pattern predominated. His 1889 design for Sudbrook, on 204 acres of James Howard McHenry's estate, artfully followed the natural contours of the land.

1889 Plan

"General Plan for Sudbrook" by F. L. Olmsted & Co., August 24, 1889. Courtesy of the National Park Service, Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site.