Pressley, Marion

Marion Pressley

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  • Harvard Graduate School of Design
  • Syracuse University


  • Pressley Associates

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Boston, Massachusetts, landscape


Major Buildings and Projects

Pressley and her firm are responsible for the restoration of historic landscapes of Philip Johnson’s Glass House, New Canaan, CT; Allegheny Commons, Pittsburgh, PA; the Emerald Necklace Park System, Boston, MA and Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY among others. Pressley Associates is responsible for the Cultural Landscape Report Part II for the Graycliff Estate, and for drawings and implementation. This lecture will focus on the continuum of landscape design, and layers created by various designers, as at Graycliff with Frank Lloyd Wright. Isabelle Martin and Ellen Biddle Shipman.

Press and Awards

BSA Women in Design Award of Excellence, 2004
Massachusetts Horticultural Society Gold Medal Award, 2002