About the Author
The authors have combined insights from two perspectives to create this book. David is a cultural and intellectual historian at Chestnut Hill College. He is the author od 17 books including biographies of Henry Adams and the Houston/Woodward families. He has written about religion, higher education, orphanages, urban and suburban landscape, urban parks, historic preservation and a variety of topics in social, cultural and intellectual history. Carol is a landscape architect with a foot in the camps of both ecological design and cutlural landscape preservation. She is a founding principal of Andropogon Associates and a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects. She has been an adjunct professor of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning at the University of Pennsylvania for over 30 years and has also recently taught studios at the University's School of Design in both the Department of Historyic Preservation and the Department of Landscape Architecture.