There may be no area of landscape architectural practice today that is more actively changing or more important. The contributors to this volume have carried the banner of cultural landscape preservation forward into even deeper waters.(Joseph Chambers Journal of the New England Garden History Society)
The authors of the nine essays... raise a host of issues relevant to landscape study... By concentrating on the ideas that underlie the modern preservation movement, the editors have contributed to the wider realm of landscape studies.(Thomas Harvey Historical Geography)
Arnold R. Alanen is a professor of landscape architecture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the coauthor of Main Street Ready-Made: The New Deal Community of Greendale, Wisconsin and Nordic Environment: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. Robert Z. Melnick is a professor of landscape architecture and dean of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts at the University of Oregon, Eugene. He is the coeditor of Yearbook of Landscape Architecture: Historic Preservation.