Merwood-Salisbury, Joanna

Joanna Merwood-Salisbury is Assistant Professor of Architectural History at the School of Constructed Environments, Parsons The New School for Design.  An architect by training, she received her Ph.D. in architectural history and theory from Princeton University in 2003.  Her scholarly focus is nineteenth-century architecture and urbanism in the United States.  She has published articles and reviews in the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, the Journal of Architectural Education, Technology and Culture, Design Issues, Grey Room, and Lotus International. Her current project is a history of Union Square in New York, seen as a stage for public celebration and protest.

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On her book Chicago 1890: The Skyscraper and the Modern City
(Our Cover Feature of January 03, 2010)