Mason, Randall

Charles Lawrence

Randall Mason is trained in geography, history, and planning, and earned a doctorate from Columbia University.  As an Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Design, Mason teaches historic preservation and city planning.  He worked previously at the Getty Conservation Institute, University of Maryland, and Rhode Island School of Design.  Besides The Once and Future New York, he has also authored, with Max Page, Giving Preservation a History (Routledge, 2004).  Mason’s recent research and professional projects include work in Philadelphia, New York, Nassau, and New Mexico.

On Rorotoko:

On his book The Once and Future New York: Historic Preservation and the Modern City
(Our Cover Feature of July 19, 2009)