John R. Stilgoe

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Robert and Lois Orchard Professor in the History of Landscape Development
Harvard University Graduate School of Design

John R. Stilgoe is the Robert and Lois Orchard Professor in the History of Landscape Development in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Professor Stilgoe holds a joint appointment to the Harvard faculties of arts and sciences and design. He offers courses on the history and future of North American built landscapes.

He is the author of Outside Lies Magic (1998); Alongshore (1994); Shallow-Water Dictionary: A Grounding in Estuary English (1990); Borderland: Origins of the American Suburb, 1820-1939 (1988); Metropolitan Corridor: Railroads and the American Scene (1986, George Hilton Medal); Common Landscape of America, 1580 to 1845 (1983, Francis Parkman Medal); and other works. Stilgoe is a Fellow of the Society of American Historians and winner of the ASLA Bradford Williams Medal and the AIA medal for collaborative research.

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