Forestier trained with Alphand and became conservateur of the promenades of Paris. He developed an arboretum at Vincennes and the gardens of the Champ-deMars below the Eifel Tower. In 1925 he became Inspector of Gardens for the International Exhibition of Decorative Arts and undertook projects in South America, including a plan for the improvement of Buenos Aires. In Spain he designed the Maria-Luisa Park in Seville.
Gardens designed by Forestier, Jean-Claude Nicolas