Marvin Paul Friedberg

(b. 1931)

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(1931– ).

American landscape-architect. He designed a number of hard-surfaced playgrounds in NYC, including Camper Plaza (1967), Cadman Plaza (1970), and River Plaza (1972). At Niagara Falls, NY, he designed a vast winter-garden, with a tree-lined avenue, water features, and tropical plants, all within a structure designed by Pelli. Among his other works may be cited Pershing Park, Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC (1979), and the Olympic Plaza, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (1988).

Lyall (1991);W&S (1994)

Subjects: Architecture.

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