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Marion Pressley    RLA FASLA

Pressley Associates is a professional landscape architecture consulting firm established in 1977 by William Pressley, FASLA. Located in Newton Centre, Massachusetts, but operating nationally, Pressley Associates prides itself as a responsive and creative team organized to meet our clients' landscape architecture, planning, and preservation needs. Our experienced personnel bring attention to detail, the ability to manage large multidisciplinary teams, and provide strong communication skills that make Pressley Associates well qualified to take on complex projects. Our office produces high quality illustrative visual materials that effectively communicate design ideas and issues to the public at large. Our portfolio of projects illustrates both the depth of our experience and the quality of our work.

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Urban Design & Streetscapes

Waterfront Planning & Design

Brownfield Reclamation

Green Roof Design

Recreation Field Planning & Design 

Park Planning & Design

Historic Landscapes Restoration 

Cultural Landscape Reports (CLR)

Academic Planning & Design

Medical Planning & Design

Health Care Planning & Design

Corporate Planning & Design

Commercial Planning & Design

Retail Planning & Design

Public Housing Planning & Design

Private Residence Planning & Design

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Client Base

City of Boston


Massachusetts DCR
Massachusetts Port Authority

National Park Service

Friends of the Public Garden

Maine Historical Society

Museum of Fine Art

Northeastern University

Harvard Business School

Rochester Institute of Technology

Boston Properties

Fidelity Investments

Boston Medical Center

Newton Wellesley Hospital



Point State Park PA

2017 International Excellence

          on the Waterfront

2014 BSLA Merit Award


Women in Preservation 

2016 Preservation Massachusetts            Paul& Nicki Tsongas Award

CLR Washington Square PA

2012 BSLA Honor Award

CLR Beatrix Farrand Garland Farm ME

2010 BSLA Award of Excellence

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William Pressley, FASLA RLA


Bill dedicated his life to bringing sophisticated landscape design nationwide in urban and waterfront, academic, corporate and medical campuses, and commercial development. His early years of practice included the current footprints of Harvard Square in Cambridge, Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Marketplace Center in Boston, for which he received special recognition at the White House. Bill’s vision and passion will be carried on into the future.   

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