in the Public Realm
Harvard Yard
Historic Buildings: Educational

Landscape Architect
Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc.
  • Founded, 1718
  • Renovation, 2003
Landmark Designations
  • National Register of Historic Places
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Harvard Yard is a 25-acre plot that encompasses the oldest buildings on the Harvard University Campus. The grassy area between Widener Library and Memorial Church is known as Tercentenary Theater. Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates recently worked with Harvard over the course of more than a decade to restore and redesign the planting and circulation scheme for the yard. Michael Van Valkenburgh continues to be involved with the future of this landscape through his participation in the Harvard Yar...
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Massachusetts Ave & Peabody Street
Cambridge, MA
United States

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