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Dennis McGlade

Dennis McGlade has been a part of OLIN nearly since its inception, joining the studio in 1978 and becoming a partner in 1995. A regarded professional in the field of design and horticulture, his noted works include the design of the J. Paul Getty Center and Fran and Ray Stark Sculpture Garden in Los Angeles, California; Bishopsgate and Canary Wharf in London, UK; Midway Plaisance in Chicago, Illinois; and the 500-acre development of Camana Bay in the Cayman Islands. Dennis’ active projects encompass myriad scales and typologies, from the revitalization of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Plaza in New York City, to the spiritual retreat of Grace Farms in New Canaan, Connecticut, to a plaza streetscape design at the University of Chicago for The Milton Friedman Institute for Research in Economics.

Our Blooming City: What The Best Window Boxes Are Wearing this Summer

Our Blooming City: What The Best Window Boxes Are Wearing this Summer

August 24, 2015  |  Vantage

Award winning landscape architect and urban horticulturist Dennis McGlade takes us on a tour of this summer's best window box displays with his new series, Our Blooming City > more

Field Guide To Philadelphia Street Trees And Their Uses

Field Guide To Philadelphia Street Trees And Their Uses

December 5, 2012  |  Vantage

The cherry blossoms on some streets and green, purple, and orange leaves still on others have got us thinking about that sometimes ordinary but almost always necessary aspect of the cityscape: the street tree. Landscape architect Dennis McGlade has put together some observations on their uses and abuses > more