Lawrence Halprin

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1910s

1916

Lawrence Halprin is born in Brooklyn, New York.

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1930s

1939

Lawrence Halprin attends the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he meets his future wife, fellow student Anna Halprin.

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1940s

1941

Lawrence Halprin earns his MS in horticulture from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

1945

Lawrence and Anna Halprin move to San Francisco.

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1960s

1966

Anna Halprin and Lawrence Halprin, “Driftwood City,” Sea Ranch, CA. Halprin Summer Workshop, day eight, July 4, 1966. The Architectural Archives, University of Pennsylvania, by the gift of Lawrence Halprin.
Anna Halprin and Lawrence Halprin, “Walk In the Woods, Meeting on Dance Deck,” Kentfield, CA. Halprin Summer Workshop, day fifteen, July 11, 1966. The Architectural Archives, University of Pennsylvania, by the gift of Lawrence Halprin.

1966–71 1966

Lawrence Halprin and Anna Halprin lead “Experiments in Environment” workshops largely in and near their home in Kentfield, California.

1968

Anna Halprin and Lawrence Halprin, “Blindfold Walk,” Kentfield, CA. Halprin Summer Workshop, day two, July 2, 1968. The Architectural Archives, University of Pennsylvania, by the gift of Lawrence Halprin.
Anna Halprin and Lawrence Halprin, “Driftwood Village Rebuilt,” Sea Ranch, CA. Halprin Summer Workshop, day six, July 6, 1968. The Architectural Archives, University of Pennsylvania, by the gift of Lawrence Halprin.
Anna Halprin and Lawrence Halprin, “Driftwood Village,” Sea Ranch, CA. Halprin Summer Workshop, day five, July 5, 1968. The Architectural Archives, University of Pennsylvania, by the gift of Lawrence Halprin.
Anna Halprin and Lawrence Halprin, “Ritual Celebration,” Kentfield, CA. Halprin Summer Workshop, day thirteen, July 13, 1968. The Architectural Archives, University of Pennsylvania, by the gift of Lawrence Halprin.

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1970s

1972

Daria Halprin, the daughter of Anna Halprin and Lawrence Halprin, marries Dennis Hopper. They divorce four years later.

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