Grand Plans: A vision rediscovered

The Troy Campus quad was renovated in 2004 to adhere to the original Olmsted design and create focal point for campus life.

The Troy Campus quad was renovated in 2004 to adhere to the original Olmsted design and create focal point for campus life.

Editor’s Note: This is the third in a three-part series exploring the development of Troy University’s campus and its ties to the renowned landscape architecture firm the Olmsted Brothers, responsible for some of the most iconic public spaces in America.

Read Part 1 here. Read Part 2 here.

Wally Lowery knew an opportunity when he…

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Grand Plans: TROY steps towards the future

The building today known as John Lewis Hall under construction in 1930. (Courtesy National Park Service, Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site)

The building today known as John Lewis Hall under construction in 1930. (Courtesy National Park Service, Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site)

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a three-part series exploring the development of Troy University’s campus and its ties to the renowned landscape architecture firm the Olmsted Brothers, responsible for some of the most iconic public spaces in America.

Read Part 1 here. Read Part 3 here.

In 1922, Troy Normal School President Edward…

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Grand Plans: TROY’s ties to an American architectural legend

Troy University's iconic quad with was designed by one of the nation's most renowned landscape architect firms, the Olmsted Brothers.

Troy University's iconic quad with was designed by one of the nation's most renowned landscape architect firms, the Olmsted Brothers.

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a three-part series exploring the development of Troy University’s campus and its ties to the renowned landscape architecture firm the Olmsted Brothers, responsible for some of the most iconic public spaces in America.

Read Part 2 here. Read Part 3 here.

Troy University’s Troy Campus is…

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Alumna’s visit reveals ‘home’

Alumna's visit with TROY's Chancellor and First Lady reveals a 'home away from home' mentality.

Alumna's visit with TROY's Chancellor and First Lady reveals a 'home away from home' mentality.

Since graduating from Troy, I’ve had the opportunity to visit the campus numerous times, but it wasn’t until this past summer that I really started to understand just how at home I was there.

In May, I was able to interview a few key people at Troy for the trade magazine at which I work,…

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