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List of notable or famous landscape architects from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top landscape architects born in the United States and even some popular landscape architects who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American landscape architects then this list is the perfect resource for you. These landscape architects are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known landscape architect from the United States is included when available.

These people, like Frederick Law Olmsted and George Kessler include images when available.

This historic landscape architects from the United States list can help answer the questions "Who are some American landscape architects of note?" and "Who are the most famous landscape architects from the United States?" These prominent landscape architects of the United States may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected American landscape architects.

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Andrew Jackson Downing is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Landscape Architects from the United States
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Andrew Jackson Downing was an American landscape designer, horticulturalist, and writer, a prominent advocate of the Gothic Revival in the United States, and editor of The Horticulturist magazine. Many scholars consider Downing to be "The Father of American Landscape Architecture," although some ...more

Age: Died at 37 (1815-1852)

Birthplace: Newburgh, New York, United States of America

Profession: Architect, Landscape architect

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Charles Jencks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Landscape Architects from the United States
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Charles Alexander Jencks is an American architecture theorist and critic, landscape architect and designer. His books on the history and criticism of modernism and postmodernism are widely read in architectural circles. He studied under the influential architectural historians Sigfried Giedion and ...more

Age: 77

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Profession: Architect, Landscape architect

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Frederick Law Olmsted is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Landscape Architects from the United States
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Frederick Law Olmsted was an American landscape architect, journalist, social critic, and public administrator. He is popularly considered to be the father of American landscape architecture, although many scholars have bestowed that title upon Andrew Jackson Downing. Olmsted was famous for ...more

Age: Died at 81 (1822-1903)

Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America

Profession: Journalist, Designer, Architect, Landscape architect

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George Kessler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Landscape Architects from the United States
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George Edward Kessler was a German American pioneer city planner and landscape architect. Over the course of his forty-one year career, George E. Kessler completed over 200 projects and prepared plans for 26 communities, 26 park and boulevard systems, 49 parks, 46 estates and residences, and 26 ...more

Age: Died at 61 (1862-1923)

Birthplace: Bad Frankenhausen, Germany

Profession: Architect, Landscape architect, Urban planner

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