• For Chicago’s West Park System, he created Columbus Park on the western edge of Chicago, and redesigned three other large west-side parks (Humboldt, Garfield, and Douglas) as well as 15 small ones.
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  • Jens Jensen layout for the Garfield Park Conservatory. Includes main building, pool, and support buildings.
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  • Path to Swimming Pool, Landscape design by Jens Jensen. Edsel and Eleanor Ford Estate, Grosse Pointe Shores, Mich. Photograph by Carol Betsch, 1998.
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  • Abraham Lincoln Memorial Gardens Designed by Jens Jensens in the 1930s, the Lincoln Memorial Gardens are planted with native species from the three states Lincoln lived in: Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois.
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  • fern room. waterfall designed then redesigned then redesigned and so forth by Jens Jensen (he had to get the sound just right). Garfield Park Conservatory, Chicago
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  • VLP - CAREY LUNDIN/VIVA LUNDIN PRODUCTIONS Landscape architect Jens Jensen is the subject of a PBS documentary, Jens Jensen, Harmonious World.
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  • Smithsonian Collections Blog: Jens Jensen, Pioneer of the Prairie School of Landscape Architecture
  • Lincoln Memorial Garden in Springfield, Illinois, was designed by Jens Jensen and displays the Midwest’s classic small trees and shrubs.
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  • Designed between 1915 and 1920, landscape architect Jens Jensen's Columbus Park in Chicago epitomizes the Prairie Style.
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  • Jens Jensen The Council Ring, mid-western landscape architect in Chicago in the early- to- mid 1900s with Frank Lloyd Wright and began the “Prairie School of Landscape Architecture”. Jensen saw these stone circles as emblematic of the ancient spirit of the woods–the democratic equalization of responsibility and of honor. Sitting on these stones gathered in a continuous circle, there there would be no head of the table, no hierarchy, but all members of the community are important to it.
  • Jens Jensen's stone river leading to a reflecting pool.
  • Jens Jensen's stone river leading to a reflecting pool.
  • Surrounding the ponds are stacked stone banks like those Jensen often designed to evoke what he’d seen alongside some of Illinois’ rivers.
  • Columbus Park - an interactive documentary for a famous landscape by Jens Jensen
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  • Miller, Wilhelm. The Prairie Spirit in Landscape Gardening. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press in association with Library of American Landscape History, 2002. Print. First published in 1915, features several projects by Jens Jensen. The book also features photographs of O. C. Simonds's designs for Chicago's Graceland Cemetery and midwestern landscapes by Walter Burley Griffin, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Warren H. Manning.
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