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LAF 32nd Annual Benefit

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LAF 32nd Annual Benefit


Friday, October 20, 2017


Union Station - Historic Ticket Concourse
800 North Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012


Thank you to all who attended and to our generous Annual Benefit sponsors! Your support helped raise funds for LAF’s Olmsted Scholars Program, Landscape Performance Series, LAF Fellowship for Innovation and Leadership, and other transformative initiatives.


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Thank you to all who attended LAF’s 32nd Annual Benefit in the historic ticket concourse of Los Angeles’ iconic Union Station. With over 600 guests and 30 generous sponsors, we raised over $280,000 to support LAF research, scholarships, and leadership programs!

Guests enjoyed the the signature mission moderne architecture, great food and drinks, and a live mariachi trio while connecting with friends, old and new. The program recognized the 2017 Olmsted Scholars, celebrated the release of LAF’s The New Landscape Declaration book, and overawed the crowd as a video was played of Cornelia Hahn Oberlander accepting the 2017 LAF Medal.

LAF was honored to have IRONSMITH as the Annual Benefit’s Lead Sponsor, along with 29 other sponsors whose financial and in-kind support made the event such a success.

Interested in becoming an Annual Benefit Sponsor?
For information on sponsorship opportunities for 2018, contact Christina Sanders at or 202.331.7070x13.