Clinical Professor of Art History ; Director, Urban Design and Architecture Studies Program | Director, Historical and Sustainable Architecture, MA program, NYU London | Director, Urban Design in London Summer Program
Course work for PhD completed 1972, Columbia University; B.A. 1967, Finch College.
Areas of Research/Interest:
19th and 20th century architecture and urbanism, America and England, 19th century social history, collecting history, and Fifth Avenue.
Society of Architectural Historians, Pugin Society, urban and local architectural history groups, and preservation groups, Victorian Society, UK
New York University Outstanding Teaching Award, May 2001, May 2000, and three previous occasions; Golden Dozen 2005; Distinguished Teaching Award 2010; National Endowment for the Arts, 1986-1987. Graham Foundations, 1980-1981
Triumverate: McKim, Mead & White, Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.
"Fifth Avenue" in Grand American Avenues. American Institute of Architects. 1994.
The Villard Houses: Lifestory of a Landmark. New York: Vicking Press. 1980.